W. Simone Nicholson

Of Counsel


Qualified and licensed to practice before the Courts of New York, 2001. Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.


Ms. Nicholson has successfully represented corporate clients and state agencies in litigation involving construction, aviation, railroads, medical devices, industrial manufacturing, real estate, products liability and toxic torts. Before joining the firm, Ms. Nicholson was a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department where she litigated cases commenced against the Department of Education under the Individuals with Disabilities Act.


  • Phone: 293
  • Email: nicholsonws@fchllp.com


  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A.
  • New York Law School, J.D.

Memberships & Professional Associations

  • Advisor to local tenants' organization (2015-present)
  • Advisor to an Operation GreenThumb Community Garden, including overseeing the garden's application for federal tax-exempt status and grant applications (2016-present)
  • Business/legal advisor to New York Chef handling acquisition of liquor license, sidewalk cafe license and various real estate/landlord tenant matters (2016-2018)