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Nick Hesterberg

Special Counsel
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I am committed to helping clients navigate and resolve disputes in the most effective and efficient manner possible. In close collaboration with clients, I develop legal strategies to address the unique challenges and opportunities they face, and then execute those strategies with tenacity, zeal, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Quotation mark
Nick Hesterberg
Nick Hesterberg

About Nick

Nick Hesterberg is an experienced commercial litigator who represents clients in a wide array of complex business disputes, including antitrust and unfair competition matters, trade secret and intellectual property claims, contract disputes, business torts, and environmental litigation. Nick has represented clients ranging from market leaders to emerging companies in numerous industries, including manufacturing, retail, technology, health care, and transportation. He also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on representing individuals in immigration proceedings.

Before joining Miller Nash, Nick practiced for nearly nine years at an Am Law 50 firm, where he gained extensive experience in all phases of the litigation process and helped secure numerous favorable outcomes for clients through settlement, arbitration, trial, and appeal. He then directed a non-profit organization supporting environmental and land rights lawsuits brought in courts around the world.



  • J.D., With Honors, University of Washington School of Law, 2009
    • Notes & Comments Editor, Washington Law Review
    • Vice President, Moot Court Honor Board
    • Order of the Barristers
  • B.A., Lewis & Clark College, 2000
    • Dean’s List
    • Debate Team

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2009

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Spanish


Professional Plus
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
    • Antitrust, Consumer Protection & Unfair Business Practices Section, Executive Committee, 2018–2019
Civic Plus
  • Environmental Defender Law Center, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • West Seattle Little League, Assistant Coach

Outside the Office

Nick enjoys spending time with family and friends in the great outdoors, whether hiking, biking, kayaking, or camping. When his work and children’s school schedules permit, he enjoys travelling, including to his wife’s homeland, Colombia. Nick is also a big Seahawks and Mariners fan, but having grown up in Portland, will be a Blazer fan for life.

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