Nicholas J. Faso is a partner of the firm and member of its Commercial Litigation and Higher Education practice groups. As a litigator, Nick represents businesses, municipalities, institutions, and individuals as plaintiffs and defendants in all phases of dispute resolution, including litigation avoidance, settlement negotiations, litigation in state and federal trial courts, appeals, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Nick’s commercial litigation practice covers all manner of business disputes, including contract matters, shareholder claims, business divorces and other partnership disputes, labor and employment litigation, breach of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, construction defect claims, and business torts such as misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair business practices and fraud.
In addition to commercial litigation, Nick regularly represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in estate and trust litigation, including will contests, reformation and construction proceedings, and contested accounting proceedings.
As part of his higher education practice, Nick has represented institutions in a range of matters including as general outside counsel, labor and employment, Title VII and Title IX compliance and investigations, and federal and state regulatory matters. Nick has also represented institutions in disputes involving claims of discrimination, negligence, defamation, and breach of contract.