Nicole Sieb Smith represents national and local businesses and institutions in diverse litigation matters with a focus on employment defense and commercial matters. An experienced litigator, Nicole has represented clients in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as before administrative boards.
As part of her employment practice, Nicole represents employers in the public and private sectors in cases involving claims of discrimination, harassment, whistle-blower violations, wrongful termination, retaliation, and violation of civil rights. Nicole also has particular experience in defending website inaccessibility claims brought under the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act. She is an experienced speaker on the topic of website accessibility, and is able to assist her clients to identify the legal considerations involved in auditing and remediating web content and to retain appropriate consultants.
In her commercial practice, Nicole represents individuals and companies in commercial litigation matters including contract and real estate disputes. Additionally, Nicole is part of a team of lawyers that handles commercial foreclosure and other real estate litigation matters; her real estate practice has included representation of attorneys, developers, brokers, title and closing agents, with a focus on defending professionals in malpractice claims. Nicole also has represented insurance companies in a variety of coverage issues and in the prosecution of recovery actions to combat insurance fraud.