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Nicole M. Perry
Partner

Contact

(T) +1.832.239.3791
(F) +1.832.239.3600

Education

  • University of Houston (J.D. cum laude 2006; Articles Editor, Houston Law Review; Class rank: Top 10%); The University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A. with honors 2003)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Nicole Perry is a trial lawyer who puts a premium on understanding clients' business needs. She focuses on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts, with an emphasis on technology and oil and gas matters. Nicole has significant trial and arbitration experience and has represented clients throughout the U.S. in trade secret and copyright lawsuits, declaratory judgment actions, breach of contract proceedings, and employment disputes. She acted as lead counsel for a national credit reporting agency in more than 30 consumer cases.

Nicole has developed a niche practice in technology matters for clients across all industries and jurisdictions. She has counseled many clients on incident response following a data breach and on a variety of data privacy issues. Nicole has in-depth knowledge of the enterprise software industry and particular experience advising more than 25 clients on open source licensing risks. In addition, she manages e-discovery practices for clients around the world. Nicole also routinely advises clients in the energy industry through work on a variety of oil and gas matters, including disputes involving pipelines, gas processing facilities, onshore and offshore drilling platforms, and utility retail services.

Nicole is the Houston Office Pro Bono partner. She also has served as a volunteer prosecutor for the City of Houston and leads the Firm's participation in Pathways to Law — a program designed to introduce middle and high school students to the legal profession.


Honors & Distinctions

  • "On the Rise" Professional Excellence Honoree, Texas Lawyer (2018)

    "Rising Star" in Civil Litigation, Texas Super Lawyers (2013-2016)

    Fellow, Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
Nicole Perry