Overview

With more than 15 years of diversified experience as in-house counsel, Nikki is a resourceful and creative problem-solver.

She handled various corporate and compliance matters during her nearly two decades as in-house counsel for a national advertising and marketing communications agency.

Previously, Nikki was an assistant prosecuting attorney for Wayne County, Michigan, where she handled felony cases involving assaults, drug violations, home invasions, robbery, weapon offenses, homicides, and sexual and physical assaultive crimes against children and other special needs victims.

She has also represented indigent clients charged with felonies in state court.

  • Experience

    • Provide advice and guidance to clients in the following areas: new/social media law; wireless; digital media; corporate matters; marketing and advertising issues; consumer privacy law issues including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA); promotions, sponsorships, and sweepstakes; claim substantiation; violation of publicity rights; consumer generated content; copyright, trademark and other intellectual property issues.
  • Credentials

    Education

    • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., 1992
    • Purdue University, B.A., Political Science, 1988

    Bar Admissions

    • Michigan
    • New York
    • U.S. Supreme Court

          Professional Memberships

          • New York State Bar Association, Member

          Professional Certifications

          • Trained Forensic Interviewer of Children, Child Abuse Training Services Program, Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
        • Insights

          Publications

          • “They’re Here: The FCC’s New Regulations Under the TCPA – Now What?”, (co-author) ACC Docket (Oct. 25, 2013)

          Speeches & Presentations

          • “New TCPA Rules for Mobile Communications Marketing: Strategies to Avoid Penalties and Lawsuits,” (co-presenter) Stafford, Webinar (Aug. 6, 2014)