Nicholas G. Hallenbeck is senior counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Gordon & Rees. He has significant experience in litigation over a broad range of practice areas including complex commercial disputes, insurance coverage issues, professional liability claims, employment disputes, healthcare-related litigation, general liability defense and cybersecurity investigations.
- Won a defense verdict on behalf of a physician sued for medical malpractice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, after a five-day jury trial.
- Won a defense verdict on behalf of a security guard sued for assault and battery in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, after a two-day jury trial.
- Won summary judgment on behalf of a urologist, in the Circuit Court for Prince Georges County, Maryland, and successfully defended the ruling on appeal in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.
- Won a motion to dismiss all claims against a radiologist in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, based upon failure to provide notice required pursuant to District of Columbia law.
- Won a motion to dismiss in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on behalf of a physician sued for allegedly violating a patient’s constitutional rights.
- Defended an auctioneer company in a lawsuit brought by a former homeowner, after the conclusion of foreclosure proceedings. Obtained dismissal of case in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
- Defended a Fortune 500 defense contractor against breach of contract allegations from a former subcontractor.
- Defended several local dentists against allegations of dental malpractice.
- Defended a Fortune 500 national retailer against allegations that negligent operation of a tractor trailer caused an accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury.
- Efficiently resolved a breach of contract dispute between an insurer and insurance broker through binding arbitration.
- J.D., Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2008
- B.A., Foreign Affairs (Minor: History), University of Virginia, 2003
- District of Columbia
- Virginia Bar Association
- Maryland State Bar Association
- District of Columbia Bar
- American Bar Association
- Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
- D.C. Defense Lawyers Association
- Defense Research Institute
- Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
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