Nicholas Williams represents people who developed health problems caused by defective medical drugs and devices, toxic exposure and environmental contamination.
Nicholas is a member of the appellate team that represents childhood lead poisoning victims who were exposed to white lead carbonate products in Wisconsin. Additionally, he is on the team representing farmers, railroad workers and other people who have developed Parkinson’s disease after using Paraquat, a toxic weed killer.
A former Motley Rice law clerk, Nicholas gained additional experience throughout law school while working as a legal extern with Hometown Strong North Carolina, where he assisted the Governor’s Office on rural economic development initiatives, rural COVID-19 outreach efforts, and broadband policy implementation. He also interned with Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Durham Eviction Diversion Program, where he collaborated with attorneys and community members on eviction defense strategy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Nicholas continued his housing legal work as a student practitioner with the UNC Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, where he assisted clients facing evictions and administrative disputes.
A Jacquez – de Varona Legal Fellow of the Hispanic/Latino Law Students Association, Nicholas was also President of the University of North Carolina’s chapter of the American Constitution Society and Secretary of the Carolina Public Interest Law Organization. He is a recipient of the Gressman and Pollitt Oral Advocacy Award. Nicholas is also an Eagle Scout.
Litigation AreasToxic Exposure
J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2022
B.A., Appalachian State University, 2018
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