Mark Nickel’s practice is focused primarily on general and complex commercial litigation, construction litigation, business tort litigation, securities fraud, corporate and partner disputes, real estate disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, creditors' rights litigation and professional negligence. He has represented clients in contract negotiations and enforcement in a wide range of matters involving real estate, securities, asset purchases, partnerships and other business transactions. He has represented clients before the Arizona Medical Board and in matters before the Arizona Corporation Commission and the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. He serves as outside corporate counsel for several small businesses located in Arizona and Utah. Mr. Nickel has extensive knowledge of and experience in electronic discovery (e-discovery) and data management. He also has experience in pre- and post-judgment remedies, and he has pursued and defended claims involving fraudulent transfers and alter ego- and successor-liability.
Mr. Nickel received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Brigham Young University, while working as a technical program manager for an Internet startup company. He directed engineering, programming, sales and marketing teams in developing, manufacturing and launching several early Internet devices, including a telephone-based email manager, an Internet-browsing device and an Internet set-top TV device. In 2006, Mr. Nickel graduated from the Arizona State University College of Law, cum laude. While in law school, Mr. Nickel served as a judicial extern at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona, and also in the United States Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit.
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit