Nicholas M. Rose

Associate

New York
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Overview

Nick Rose is a civil litigator in New York state and federal courts. Representative work includes commercial litigation, complex international civil litigation, money laundering and asset forfeiture defense, and requests for judicial assistance in obtaining discovery for use abroad under 28 U.S.C. § 1782.

Nick brings a creative, problem-solving approach to advising his clients and representing their interests.

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  • Has assisted multiple clients in complex cross-border litigation involving asset tracing and international discovery.
  • Obtained summary judgment in New York Supreme Court dismissing seven-figure claims in a breach of contract action on behalf of foreign business clients.
  • Involved in a variety of matters in connection with BakerHostetler's role as counsel to the court-appointed Trustee under the Securities Investor Protection Act in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Assisting the Trustee in research, discovery and motion practice.
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Experience

  • Has assisted multiple clients in complex cross-border litigation involving asset tracing and international discovery.
  • Obtained summary judgment in New York Supreme Court dismissing seven-figure claims in a breach of contract action on behalf of foreign business clients.
  • Involved in a variety of matters in connection with BakerHostetler's role as counsel to the court-appointed Trustee under the Securities Investor Protection Act in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Assisting the Trustee in research, discovery and motion practice.
  • Represents businesses in their disputes with state and local authorities.
  • Involved in all aspects of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitration on behalf of a client, an investment bank. 

Recognitions and Memberships

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Pro Bono

  • Handled all aspects of a case in which a client sought asylum based on their sexual orientation.
  • Managed discovery and performed legal research to brief potential motions needed in a trademark matter.

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Michael J. Melloy of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable David R. Hansen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2014
  • New York, 2011

Education

  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 2010, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., English and Philosophy, Macalester College, 2002

Blog

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Disputes.Global
Choice of Law Meets Civil RICO
By Nicholas M. Rose
December 1, 2016
The Supreme Court’s opinion in RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Community (decided June 20, 2016) limited the extraterritorial reach of the Racketeering Influence and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). Now, a recent case out of the Southern...
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Disputes.Global
DOJ seeks forfeiture of more than $1 billion allegedly laundered From Malaysian Sovereign Wealth Fund
By Nicholas M. Rose
September 7, 2016
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a series of 16 civil forfeiture complaints in U.S. District Court in the Central District of California to recover more than $1 billion in assets linked to funds that were allegedly stolen from a...
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