Nick R. Sidney

Profile

Nick R. Sidney is a litigation associate  with Munger, Tolles & Olson where he practices general commercial litigation. Mr. Sidney has represented organizations in several industries, including higher education institutions and financial services firms.

Key Representations

  • The Regents of the University of California in defending petitions for writ of administrative mandate filed by current and former students challenging the university’s disciplinary proceedings and sanctions against the students for sexual misconduct.
  • An international law firm and several of its partners in a legal malpractice action involving claims it mishandled a patent infringement trial.
  • Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), as co-counsel, in successfully obtaining asylum in the United States for a Guatemalan national.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sidney interned in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York Criminal Division and was a foreign policy intern at the Dershowitz Group in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Sidney earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Stanford Law Review. He received his A.B., with highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of California, Davis.

 

Nick R. Sidney is a litigation associate  with Munger, Tolles & Olson where he practices general commercial litigation. Mr. Sidney has represented organizations in several industries, including higher education institutions and financial services firms.

Key Representations

  • The Regents of the University of California in defending petitions for writ of administrative mandate filed by current and former students challenging the university’s disciplinary proceedings and sanctions against the students for sexual misconduct.
  • An international law firm and several of its partners in a legal malpractice action involving claims it mishandled a patent infringement trial.
  • Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), as co-counsel, in successfully obtaining asylum in the United States for a Guatemalan national.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sidney interned in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York Criminal Division and was a foreign policy intern at the Dershowitz Group in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Sidney earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Stanford Law Review. He received his A.B., with highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of California, Davis.