Nicolas is a Los Angeles-based attorney who focuses his practice on labor and employment litigation. With an extensive understanding of the California employment landscape, Nicolas adeptly defends employers in wide a variety of industries against wage-and-hour class, representative, and collective action lawsuits under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). In that capacity, Nicolas regularly argues dispositive motions, resolves voluminous and complex class-wide discovery issues, and negotiates favorable settlements in high-exposure cases.  

Nicolas has honed his in-depth litigation skills representing clients in state and federal courts across California, regularly obtaining favorable outcomes in class, representative, and collective actions ranging in size from hundreds to thousands of putative class members. He manages a diverse caseload of complex matters, ensuring that each case receives dedicated attention, strategic advocacy, and effective representation tailored to the client's specific needs and objectives. His commitment to excellence, coupled with his strong advocacy skills and attention to detail, make him a valuable asset to employers navigating complex employment and labor disputes.

Professional & Civic Associations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member

About Me

In his free time, Nicolas enjoys engaging in pro bono legal work and involving himself in unpopular causes of interest to him. 

  • “If you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else.”
  • Toni Morrison

Practice Emphasis

  • Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA)
  • Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation


  • Law clerk at the California Division of Labor and Standards


Loyola Law School

  • J.D., 2021
  • Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, Staff
  • Public Interest Scholar

California State Polytechnic University

  • B.S. in Nutrition Science and Dietetics, cum laude, 2016

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California, 2021
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