Nicholas Graves


Nicholas Graves is an associate in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Nicholas has previously worked at a general litigation defense firm, handlings matters throughout the New York and New Jersey area, including New Jersey Federal Courts, from their inception to trial and appeal. Additionally, prior to joining Lewis Brisbois he worked in toxic tort litigation defense, plaintiff's general litigation, and plaintiff's class action litigation. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Chicago-Kent College of Law.


Papa Don’t Preach: Badger Catholic v. Walsh Muddies the Line Between Church and State, 6 SEVENTH CIRCUIT REV. 230 (2010)

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

  • Mentor - Metro Baptist Church, New York, New York
  • Mentor - Holy Family School, Chicago, Illinois
  • Volunteer - New York Cares, New York, New York


  • State Bar Admissions
    • New Jersey
    • New York
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Editor for Seventh Circuit Review Law Journal
  • Lieutenant Governor of External Communications and Publications for the ABA 7th Circuit Student Division

Awards & Honors

• CALI Award, Appellate Courts and Procedure


Chicage-Kent College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2011

University of Virginia


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