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J.D., with honors, The George Washington University Law School

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin

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Nicole Audet Richardson


Practice Areas

Nicole represents professional liability and general liability insurers in connection with coverage issues and litigation matters before the federal and state courts nationwide.

Representative Experience

  • Serves as monitoring counsel in connection with various types of professional liability policies.
  • Drafts pleadings and motions in the federal and state courts on behalf of insurers in coverage litigation.
  • Conducts legal research addressing a wide variety of procedural and substantive issues for clients involved in complex insurance litigation.
  • Assists insurance trade associations regarding complex coverage issues, including amicus briefs supporting insurers' interests before the federal and state appellate courts and monitoring and analyzing developing case law.
  • Represented a pro bono client in a complex child custody dispute in D.C. Superior Court. 

Professional Experience

  • Legal Intern, Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, Criminal Division, Fraud & Public Corruption Section (2013)
  • Director of Government Affairs Operations, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc. (2009-2012)
  • Judicial Intern, The Honorable Gregory E. Jackson, Superior Court of the District of Columbia (2012)
  • Scheduler and Executive Assistant, Office of Congresswoman Kay Granger (2008-2009)
  • Staff Assistant, Office of Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (2007-2008)


  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA)

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