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Contact Nicole

340 Golden Shore, Suite 450
Long Beach, CA 90802
T: 562.247.7652

Nicole McLaughlin


Nicole is a litigation attorney with a focus on environmental and complex commercial litigation.

Nicole has handled a wide array of cases including environmental matters, breach of contract, franchise disputes, premise liability, and intellectual property matters. She has counseled petroleum company clients in environmental and franchise matters and business clients in a multitude of issues. Nicole has substantial experience in all facets of civil actions in state and federal court, from successful challenges to initial pleadings, through discovery, law and motion, mediation, and trial. While she frequently helps resolve disputes in the early stages of litigation, Nicole has successfully obtained both plaintiff and defense verdicts at trial on behalf of her clients.

Prior to joining Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, she was an associate at a California-based law firm in downtown Los Angeles. In 2009, Nicole served as an Extern for the Honorable Valerie Baker Fairbank, United States District Court for the Central District of California. And in 2008, she clerked at the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Civil Liability Division.

Representative Experience

Litigation of environmental claims and disputes including enforcement actions and private cost recovery claims.
Jury trial verdict for damages, plus court ordered fees, costs and sanctions, on behalf of Colorado-based oil and gas company in breach of contract lawsuit for failed acquisition due to breach of confidentiality agreement.
Jury trial defense verdict on behalf of subcontractor in a complex construction defect action involving single family home in Brentwood, California.