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Nichole M. Reiss
Nikki Reiss practices in the Firm’s public policy and governmental regulation section. Her work involves assisting clients in, among others, the energy, utilities, banking and financial, manufacturing, and insurance sectors. Nikki aids clients with the legislative process, monitors and researches legislative developments of interest to specific clients, and facilitates client communications with the executive and legislative branches of Ohio government. Prior to obtaining her J.D. at the Boston College Law School, Nikki—an Ohio native—was part of the 2001 internship class at Ohio’s Legislative Service Commission, the bi-partisan agency charged with drafting and analyzing prospective legislation. In particular, she worked with the House Democratic Caucus and served as staff supporting the Higher Education Budget Subcommittee. In addition to her public policy and governmental work, Nikki also has litigation experience related to representation of creditors’ committees in bankruptcy actions.
Nikki has supported the Legal Aid Society through pro bono efforts. She also coaches a high school mock trial team and is a member of the Alvis House Board of Trustees. As an extension of her civic involvement, Nikki has also been an active participant in Ohio’s Voter Protection Team with respect to Presidential elections. She is also a passionate baseball fan, and hopes to complete her tour of every active major league park within the next 3 years.
Education and Honors:
Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2000)
Boston College Law School (J.D., 2005)
State of Ohio, 2005
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2006