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Posts By: Nicole Westbrook

GameStop, Overstock and Barry Minkow: Justice in the Short Sale Squeeze?

January 29, 2021 | Articles

To most, the GameStop frenzy reeks of market manipulation of some sort and investors are calling for justice. We’ve seen this before.  By Nicole Westbrook. Four weeks ago, GameStop’s stock (GME) was trading around $18 per share. Four trading days later, the price doubled. This week it doubled two more times and by Wednesday’s close,… Read more »

Women in Law with Judge Alia Moses and Nicole Westbrook

September 03, 2020 | News

“What I will say, though, about women that are in law now, or starting out as maybe junior associates or trying to move up the ranks, maybe just coming out of law school, is that they have a lot of choices and a lot of potential. It’s an industry that is built on the backs… Read more »

INSIGHT: It’s Time to Address the Gender Divide in Law

August 25, 2020 | Articles

The unconscionable actions and rantings that led up to the murder of the son of a New Jersey federal judge show the sad underbelly of gender discrimination in law. U.S. District Judge Alia Moses and Nicole Westbrook, a litigator with Jones & Keller, say the current construct of the legal profession feeds anti-feminist thinking, but it can change. Learn how we can constructively move toward an expedited and effective judicial process based on the facts of a case, not the gender of the attorneys trying or presiding over the case.

INSIGHT: Fighting the Equalizing Effects of Remote Arbitration

June 09, 2020 | Articles

Remote arbitration during Covid-19 can put litigators at a disadvantage, if not done well. In Bloomberg Law Insights, Nicole Westbrook, a trial instructor and attorney at Jones & Keller, says some sort of remote arbitration will most likely last after the pandemic and offers tips on how litigators can fight its equalizing effects to achieve client goals.

Winning in Arbitration: From Agreement to Trial

January 02, 2020 | Articles

Nicole Westbrook takes aim at several provisions in arbitration that can undermine what is commonly touted as a quicker, cheaper and less complicated alternative to taking a case to court. This Bloomberg Law article reviews these common defenses, waivers and rules of engagement that, when used prudently, can reduce cost and liabilities in arbitration.