Nick Werle

Nick Werle focuses his practice on complex litigation matters, including white collar defense, antitrust and appellate litigation. Mr. Werle’s pro bono work is focused on constitutional law, immigration and criminal justice matters.

Mr. Werle joined the firm in 2017 as a summer associate. Prior to joining the firm, he studied corporate and financial crime in London as a UK Marshall Scholar. Mr. Werle also worked for two years as an investigative analyst for the Major Economic Crimes Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he helped launch the Office’s Financial Intelligence Unit and performed forensic analyses of digital evidence in the computer crime lab. While in school, he served as a summer law intern in the Investor Protection Bureau of the Office of the New York Attorney General and as an intern in the DNA Prosecutions Unit of the Special Victims Bureau in the Queens County District Attorney’s Office. 

While pursuing his legal degree, Mr. Werle volunteered with the International Refugee Assistance Project, the Asylum Seekers Advocacy Project and the Capital Assistance Project, and he did clinical work with the Appellate Litigation Project. He was also a fellow at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy and a research associate at the London School of Economics International Drug Policy Unit.


  • Marshall Scholar, UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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  • Education

    • JD, Yale Law School, 2018

      Student Clinical Director, Appellate Litigation Project, Vice President for Programming, American Constitution Society, Cofounder, Law and Political Economy Project
    • MSc, Risk and Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2015

      with distinction Antoine Fauer-Grimaud Prize for Outstanding Performance
    • MSc, Economic Policy, University College London, 2014

      with distinction
    • AB, Physics and Modern Critical Philosophy, Brown University, 2010

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • New York

    • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

    • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    • US District Court for the Southern District of New York