Nicholas H. Esser


Nicholas H. Esser is an associate in the Fort Lauderdale office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Esser has experience representing clients in both state and federal courts nationwide, as well as in alternative dispute resolution methods.

Mr. Esser has litigated matters involving contract disputes, breaches of fiduciary duty, claims of fraud, partnership or shareholder disputes, trademark and copyright violations, TCPA, FACTA, professional liability, and disputes with governmental entities, as well as defamation claims. He has represented a wide range of clients ranging from individual business owners to large public companies, in industries such as technology, hospitality, aviation, professional service, and more. Mr. Esser seeks to bring a diverse background of experience to client matters to help more completely achieve that client’s objectives. 

Before joining Lewis Brisbois, Mr. Esser worked at large, full-service, Florida-based law firms in the complex business litigation and insurance practice groups.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Florida
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


Florida Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for Insurance, 2023


University of Miami School of Law

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2015

  • National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review (Chief Online Editor)
  • Dean's Merit Scholar
  • Dean's List
  • Vice Justice of Phi Alpha Delta, Society of Scholars

University of Miami

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, focus on Chinese Politics & U.S. Defense Policy, sub-focus on U.S. Defense Intelligence Gathering, 2012

  • The Honors Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Pi Sigma Alpha

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