Nicholas B. Wille

Partner

Nick practices in the area of complex commercial litigation. He has represented large and small organizations, including pharmaceutical companies, real estate developers, financial institutions, and manufacturers in state and federal courts throughout the country. Nick also has experience with government regulation, representing clients in protests of procurement decisions and providing counseling relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and various other procurement regulations.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • University of Minnesota

    (B.A., 1999)

  • Cornell University

    (M.A., 2003)

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School

    (J.D., 2008)
    Executive Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan

Experience

  • Represented a blood plasma broker in a pricing dispute arising from a blood plasma supply agreement with a blood center. Successfully defended the client after coming in as new counsel only a month before bench trial. Obtained a partial directed verdict and a full defense verdict on the remaining claims. Appeal pending in the Florida District Courts of Appeal.
  • Represented a medical products company in obtaining a complete victory in a challenge to discontinue further development of a recombinant hemophilia product.
  • Represented a major shopping center owner and developer in a business tort suit seeking to recover over $10 million in misappropriated funds.
  • Represented a financial institution in a lawsuit arising out of the collapse of a large Ponzi scheme allegedly orchestrated by a well-known Cleveland-area businesswoman involved in various real estate and retail enterprises.

Honors

HONORS

  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2017-2019)