Nicole Figueroa represents clients in complex commercial litigation, investigations, and regulatory proceedings throughout the United States. Her practice frequently involves the defense of public accounting firms and professionals in a broad range of matters, including federal and state civil litigation, and investigations and regulatory proceedings by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and state regulators. In addition, Nicole also regularly advises clients in connection with a variety of risk and compliance matters, including matters involving licensing and reporting issues.
Following law school, Nicole served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jane J. Boyle in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
Successfully represented national public accounting firm in connection with federal securities litigation involving claims under Sections 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act*
Successfully represented national and international public accounting firms and individuals in connection with investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and other federal regulators*
Successfully represented national public accounting firms and individuals in connection with investigations and proceedings brought by state administrative and licensing authorities, professional associations, and the AICPA*
*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.
Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Stars, 2018
University of Michigan Law School, JD, 2009
University of Texas, BS, 2006
Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
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