Nick Nieto’s practice is primarily focused on construction and real estate law. He has assisted owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in a variety of construction-related transactions and disputes both in and out of the courtroom. Nick’s experience is not limited to litigation, having reviewed and negotiated construction contracts on private and public projects, and assisted clients with transactions in the commercial real estate context. His practice is also focused on government contracting and public procurement, with experience advising clients on various regulatory issues and pursuing bid protests on the agency level, to the Government Accountability Office, and to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Additionally, Nick assists consumer financial institutions with regulatory compliance (on local, state, and federal level) and issues relating to U.C.C. Article 9.
Prior to joining the firm, Nick was a litigation associate in the Houston, Texas office of a well-established law firm in its construction, surety, litigation, and real estate practice sections.
While attending South Texas College of Law, Nick competed on its nationally recognized Moot Court Team and was the recipient of the Best Brief award at the William B. Spong Memorial Moot Court Competition hosted by William & Mary Law School.
Nick was recognized as a Texas "Rising Star" in 2020 for Construction Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine. He was also recognized in 2021 as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" for Construction Law and Construction Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®.
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South Texas College of Law J.D. (2015) Dean's List
University of Texas at Austin B.A. (2012) Political Science and Government
Associated General Contractors, Houston Branch
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