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Nicole M. Bigman

Associate

Nicole M. Bigman’s civil litigation practice focuses on catastrophic injury cases, particularly in the products liability, toxic tort, premises liability, and transportation contexts. She has represented a wide variety of clients including national corporations, product manufacturers, property owners and management companies, and long-term care facilities. Nicole has successfully litigated cases in Georgia, Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Missouri. In addition to her civil practice, Nicole provides pro bono legal services through multiple non-profit organizations serving individuals in need throughout the greater Atlanta area.

Education

University of Georgia, The Honors College, B.S. Psychology, magna cum laude,  2015

University of Georgia, The Honors College, B.A. Sociology, magna cum laude, 2015

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi

Emory University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2018

Order of Barristers, Moot Court Society, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S District Court, Northern District of Georgia

Representative Experience

Successfully negotiated favorable settlements in variety of contexts.

Currently defending flavoring manufacturer in toxic tort litigation in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Currently defending property management companies in numerous premises liability and personal injury claims.

Currently assisting in defense of entertainment company regarding products liability claims.

Currently defending Georgia senior living communities against allegations of abuse and neglect.

Awards & Recognitions

Moffett Litigation Award (2018)

News & Publications

Mark Cooney, Nicole M. Bigman (2015), Terrorism as Gravitational Attraction, in Mathieu Deflem (ed.) Terrorism and Counterterrorism Today (Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance, Volume 20) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 25-46.