Practice and Industry Groups

Nicole A. Welch

Associate New York City

Nicole Welch is an associate in the New York City office.  Ms. Welch has considerable experience litigating employment discrimination disputes, including matters arising under Title VII, Section 1981, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, and applicable New York State and City laws. Ms. Welch also has experience litigating wage and hour claims brought pursuant to the FLSA and NYLL. 

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Ms. Welch served as counsel for plaintiffs in employment discrimination cases, frequently appearing in federal and state court, drafting and arguing motions, and taking and defending depositions. 

Ms. Welch earned her J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School in 2012, where she served as a Notes-and-Comments editor on the Brooklyn Journal of International Law.  Additionally, she graduated cum laude from Boston College in 2009, where she studied Psychology and Hispanic Studies. 


  • Primarily single-plaintiff employment law cases, representing a wide range of employees, from minimum wage workers to white-collar workers

Professional Activities and Speeches


  • NELA/NY Spring Conference - ''Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence'' - New York City - May 15, 2015


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August 20, 2015 - Boston’s NPR News Station, 90.9 WBUR - "DeflateGate’ Judge Seems Interested in Arguments by Brady’s Lawyers"
August 13, 2015 - Boston’s NPR News Station, 90.9 WBUR - "No Resolution From Court Yet In ‘DeflateGate’ Battle Between Brady, Goodell"