Nicholas T. Solosky’s practice is concentrated on national government contracts and construction related matters with a strong emphasis on federal procurement issues. He has extensive experience advising clients with respect to a wide-range of risk management and dispute resolution matters, including:
- Government agency suspension and debarment proceedings;
- Federal bid protests and debriefing strategies;
- Buy American and Buy America Act compliance issues;
- Federal ethics and compliance training; and
- Small Business Administration set-aside program guidance and size protests.
Additionally, Nicholas’s federal construction litigation practice focuses on representing contractors and the owners of regional and national construction companies in all manners of private and public projects, including contract negotiations and litigation.
Nicholas also conducts a diverse litigation practice in both federal and state courts, with an emphasis on representing clients in complex commercial litigation. His experience includes client counseling, litigation, trial, alternative dispute resolution, and a strong appellate practice.
As a seasoned litigator, Nicholas has successfully represented corporate clients in a wide variety of circumstances, including the following representative matters :
- Successful representation to verdict in favor of a landscape maintenance organization with respect to a breach of contract matter concerning the design and construction of a golf course and preserve
- Preparing a legal opinion for a lithium-ion battery manufacturer concerning Buy America Act compliance
- Representation of commercial building contractors with respect to bid protests and size protests before the Government Accountability Office and Small Business Administration, respectively
- Defending an employee of a leading geotechnical construction firm in suspension and debarment hearings before the Environmental Protection Agency
- Securing dismissal with respect to claims brought against an environmental technology company concerning a fuel leak in an underground storage tank facility
- Successful defense of international automobile manufacturers in many actions alleging civil and statutory claims
- Representation of global insurance companies with respect to a wide variety of cases involving coverage claims and bad faith disputes.
Prior to joining the firm, Nicholas was an associate in a large international law firm’s global litigation group. While in law school, Nicholas was a Chancellors’ Scholar at the University of North Carolina School of Law and a staff writer for the North Carolina Law Review.
Nicholas has been involved with the Homeless Advocacy Project, a non-profit organization providing pro bono legal services to homeless individuals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Additionally, he previously served as pro bono legal counsel to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Prisoner Civil Rights Panel.
- University of North Carolina (J.D., 2004)
- Villanova University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2001)
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
BAR ADMISSIONS : New Jersey, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia.
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