Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Present

Sondhi Williams LLP

I am a commercial litigator with extensive experience in federal and state courts in New York, and federal courts throughout the country.  

Education

Education
1998 - Present

JD

University of Virginia Law School

Member, Articles Review Board, Virginia Journal of International Law

Professional Organizations

Advocate, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)

Summary

An alumnus of the University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. Nick S. Williams has come a long way since he obtained his Juris Doctor. Nick S. Williams commenced his career as an Associate at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, where he first began to fine-tune his litigation skills. Over the next 10 years, Williams continued to take on positions of increasing responsibility and complexity. Nick was next an Associate with Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP. For the next seven years, Nick S. Williams represented a variety of corporate clients in matters such as defense of commercial and investment banks against allegations of fraud, securities fraud, and negligent misrepresentation; commercial contractual disputes; and employment discrimination matters. Nick practiced in an independent capacity from 2006 to 2008, representing smaller corporate clients in commercial litigation matters, as well as a variety of investment bank employees in employment disputes. Most recently, Nick S. Williams served as a Senior Associate for Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP, where he led strategy development and litigation of 10 to 20 putative class action lawsuits. Nick S. Williams also first-chaired more than 20 depositions; prepared and argued dispositive, discovery, and certification motions; and appeared before Judicial Panels on multi-district litigation. Today, Nick serves as a Partner at Sondhi Williams LLP, where he leads litigation endeavors in areas of general commercial, corporate, copyright, and other civil matters. Having begun his tenure with Sondhi Williams LLP in the summer of 2009, Nick has already made a significant impact on the firm with achievements such as securing a temporary restraining order against a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider for copyright infringement. In a recent week-long federal trial, Nick also recently obtained the dismissal of the president of a pharmaceutical company in a $25 million claim for commissions. A current member of the New York and District of Columbia bars, Nick has been admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York; the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; and the U.S Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Nick has also achieved the designation of Advocate from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA).

Interest

Skiing; Rock Climbing; Hiking; Cycling