Practice and Industry Groups

Nicholas Marfori

Associate Los Angeles

Nicholas Marfori is an Associate in the Los Angeles office of Ogletree Deakins. His practice is focused on advising and defending retail stores, restaurants, hotels, and other places of public accommodations in matters involving disability access under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Unruh Civil Rights Act. He has also represented and advised residential developments and property management companies on fair housing matters and construction-related issues.

Nicholas received his B.A. at the University of California, Irvine, and his J.D. at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. During law school, he externed for the Honorable Stephen R. Reinhardt at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and served as Developments Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.

Nicholas is fluent in Tagalog (Filipino).


Experience

  • Defend retail stores and restaurants against operational and architectural barrier claims.
  • Advise and defend hotels, retailers, and service providers on website accessibility matters.
  • Represent restaurants and venues on auxiliary aids and services cases.
  • Advise and represent residential developers, property managers, and homeowners associations on compliance with state and federal housing laws.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Philippine American Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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