Nicholas Piacente  

Associate

212-482-0001 x 156

npiacente@russotoner.com

Nicholas Piacente focuses his practice on insurance defense litigation, in the areas of personal injury, premises liability, and Labor Law §§ 200, 240(1), and 241(6).  In July 2018, he sat for the Bar exam in New York.  He is a law clerk, currently awaiting admission.  During law school, he worked as a law clerk on plaintiffs’ side for one year.  Prior to law school, Mr. Piacente worked as a research analyst for an asset management firm.

Education:

  • 2018, J.D., Dean’s List, St. John’s University School of Law

  • 2013, A.B., summa cum laude, Princeton University

 

Experience:

  • Judicial Intern, the Honorable Denis R. Hurley, Eastern District of New York, Central Islip, New York, 2016

  • Securities Arbitration Clinic, St. John’s University School of Law, 2016

 

Admissions:

Pending admission to the New York Bar Association

 

Publications:

No Prior Experience Desired: Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the Scope of Disparate Impact Claims under the A.D.E.A.,  91 St. John’s Law Review 4  (2017).

 

Memberships:

New York City Bar Association

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