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Nick Klenow is a litigator with experience in state and federal courts who has helped guide clients through complex commercial disputes and internal investigations.
Nick has represented clients in adversarial proceedings involving the Bankruptcy Code, breach-of-fiduciary duty claims, antitrust disputes, and qui tam actions under the federal and New York False Claims Acts. Outside the courtroom, Nick helped guide a major corporation through an internal investigation related to an antitrust inquiry from the European Commission and advised an investment bank on regulatory and compliance matters.
In his public interest practice, Nick has helped indigent defendants challenge their convictions based on constitutional violations and errors in the application of law, including by obtaining a reversal of aiding and abetting convictions in United States v. Henry, 797 F.3d 371 (6th Cir. 2015).
Nick earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was a Dean’s Scholar and served as an articles editor on the Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review. Since 2016, Nick has volunteered as a mentor to students from low-income communities through the iMentor program.
The University of Michigan Law School
(J.D., cum laude, 2015)
Articles Editor, Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review
Certificate of Merit—Federal Courts
North Dakota State University
(B.S. in Political Science, magna cum laude, 2011)
Curtis A. Amlund Outstanding Political Science Scholarship
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Political Science Honor Society
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Nicholas Klenow, “DOJ Intervenes and Files Complaint in False Claims Act Suit Against Private Equity Firm and Others Based on Portfolio Company’s Alleged Illegal Kickback Scheme,” Global Private Equity Watch (4/2/2018)
State Bar of New York
United States Court of Appeals: Second Circuit
United States District Court: Southern District of New York