Rabner, Nicole

Nicole Rabner

Nicole Rabner is a partner in the firm's Securities Department, and a member of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice Group. She joined the firm in 2002.

Before attending law school, Ms. Rabner served in the Clinton Administration in the White House as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and Senior Advisor to the First Lady.


Ms. Rabner’s practice concentrates on securities enforcement and securities litigation. She has represented individuals, accounting firms, hedge funds, and financial institutions subject to investigations conducted by the SEC and the Department of Justice involving matters such as financial reporting, accounting practices, and disclosure issues. Ms. Rabner also has handled complex litigation involving the securities laws, including defending against litigation filed by the SEC.

Ms. Rabner’s practice also includes advising individuals and corporations involved in congressional investigations or called to testify in administrative or congressional hearings. In addition, Ms. Rabner advises corporations and trade associations on a range of public policy matters and legislative proposals.

Ms. Rabner has maintained an active pro bono practice that has included bringing suit under the Freedom of Information Act against the Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Education

    • JD, Yale Law School, 2003

    • BA, 1993

      magna cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • New York

  • Government Experience

    • Executive Office of the President

      The White House

      Special Assistant for Domestic Policy to President William J. Clinton
    • Executive Office of the President

      The White House

      Senior Advisor to First Lady Hillary Clinton