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Craig D. Nickerson

Partner

(213) 576-5092
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Practices

Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


Orange County
2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


Education

J.D., cum laude, California Western School of Law

  • Academic Achievement Award in Trial Practice, International Law, and Property Seminar
  • Staff Editor and Writer, California Western Law Review
  • National Moot Court Team

M.A., History, Ball State University

  • Full academic scholarship
  • Taught multiple courses as a Graduate Assistant

B.A., cum laude, History, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

  • Minor in Political Science
  • Alpha Chi National Honor Society
  • Phi Alpha Theta International Honor Society
  • Men’s Rugby Team

Honors

Rising Stars® distinction in the field of Labor and Employment Law (2008 and 2009, Law & Politics)

Craig Nickerson is a partner in the Employment group and practices out of the firm's Southern California offices.  His practice focuses on litigation, which includes defending employers in a variety of legal claims including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour issues, retaliation, breach of contract, and other related employment matters. Mr. Nickerson also provides counseling to employers on a variety of personnel issues, including hiring, termination, employee classification issues, medical and disability leaves, and employee handbooks and related policies. He also conducts training for employers on a variety of topics, including sexual harassment.

Admissions

California
Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Memberships

California State Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association

 

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Contact

(213) 576-5092

cnickerson@grsm.com


Offices

Los Angeles

San Diego

Orange County

Education

J.D., cum laude, California Western School of Law

  • Academic Achievement Award in Trial Practice, International Law, and Property Seminar
  • Staff Editor and Writer, California Western Law Review
  • National Moot Court Team

M.A., History, Ball State University

  • Full academic scholarship
  • Taught multiple courses as a Graduate Assistant

B.A., cum laude, History, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

  • Minor in Political Science
  • Alpha Chi National Honor Society
  • Phi Alpha Theta International Honor Society
  • Men’s Rugby Team

Honors

Rising Stars® distinction in the field of Labor and Employment Law (2008 and 2009, Law & Politics)

Craig D. Nickerson

Partner

Practices

Biography

Craig Nickerson is a partner in the Employment group and practices out of the firm's Southern California offices.  His practice focuses on litigation, which includes defending employers in a variety of legal claims including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour issues, retaliation, breach of contract, and other related employment matters. Mr. Nickerson also provides counseling to employers on a variety of personnel issues, including hiring, termination, employee classification issues, medical and disability leaves, and employee handbooks and related policies. He also conducts training for employers on a variety of topics, including sexual harassment.

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Admissions

California
Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Memberships

California State Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association

 

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