(National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms)

(National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification)

(International Association of Defense Counsel)

Pennsylvania Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Asante Africa Foundation

National Association of Independent Schools

PADI Certified Diver

United States Figure Skating Association



New Jersey


United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court, District of New Jersey

United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

professional activities

Ms. Nicolson is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Villanova University School of Law where she currently teaches Federal Civil Pretrial Practice and has taught Business Torts. In addition, she has lectured internationally on NFPA 921 and its impact on arson investigations and product liability litigation.

At the request of the court, Ms. Nicolson was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Delaware County Legal Assistance Association where she co-chaired a national search for the selection of a new Director and Chief Counsel for the organization.

Cheryl M. Nicolson

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As founder and manager of the firm, Cheryl Nicolson focuses the firm’s efforts in niche areas where the firm’s lawyers have substantial experience with both the legal issues and their clients’ businesses.

Ms. Nicolson focuses her practice on the representation of product manufacturers, retailers and insurers in tort and commercial litigation. Ms. Nicolson also represents companies involved in commercial transportation and construction defect litigation. In addition, she represents public and independent schools in all matters of school life and governance including labor and employment, student safety, school policy and civil rights.

Ms. Nicolson has represented clients in federal and state courts, courts of appeal and ADR proceedings. She is AV Rated by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Nicolson is recognized as a Super Lawyer, a distinction that recognizes the top 5 percent of Pennsylvania lawyers in practice.