NICHOLAS ROSINIA serves as Senior Litigation Counsel at Edelson PC, where his work focuses on litigating class actions, mass torts, and high-profile matters on behalf of government entities. Nick has experience handling high-stakes trials before judges, juries, and arbitration panels, as well as litigating all stages of complex civil cases. In addition to his trial experience, Nick has managed extensive pre-trial discovery, crafted major motions and briefs, taken and defended scores of depositions, worked with expert witnesses to develop and defend their opinions and reports, and presented argument in federal and state courts. Prior to joining Edelson PC, Nick worked at two prominent, international law firms.
- Ciapessoni, et. al. v. The United States of America, No. 1:15-cv-00938 (Court of Federal Claims 2015): Represented putative class of California raisin growers in initial stages of class action arising out of the federal government’s taking of reserve raisins.
- Allianz Global Risks U.S. Ins. Co., et al. v. ACE Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., et al., 1204-04552, (Multnomah County (Oregon) Circuit Court): Successfully represented client in bench and six-week jury trials in inter-insurer contribution litigation arising out of thousands of asbestos cases and significant Superfund liabilities.
- Served as trial counsel in two successful, multi-week arbitration hearings.
Awards and Honors:
- Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2020-2021
- Graduate of the 29th Annual National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law.
- Part of team that won the 2012 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition—during which Nick individually received National Best Advocate Award, Second Place—and the 2011 William E. McGee Moot Court Competition
- Numerous law school awards include the Breckinridge Academic Award, (Second Honors), Honor Scholar Award, Judge Amandus Brackman Moot Court Award, Don Summers Award in Professional Responsibility, Dean’s Scholarship, and the Scholar-in-Law Awards. Upon graduation, Nick was also inducted into the Order of the Coif.
- Presenter, “Reinsurance 101”, Chicago Bar Association’s Insurance Law Committee
- Presenter, “Reinsurance Mock Arbitration”, 2020 ReFocus Conference
- Presenter, “Insurance Issues Raised by Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace”, June 2018 AIRROC Regional Education Day
- Presenter, “Mock Arbitration,” 2018 RAA Re Claims Training
- How ‘Reasonable’ Has Become Unreasonable: A Proposal for Rewriting the Lasting Legacy of Jackson v. Indiana, 89 WASH. U. L. REV. 673 (2012).
- Nick is admitted to practice in Illinois and the District of Columbia, as well as before the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the District of Columbia.