Nick Saenz

Nick Saenz


  • Florida State University, BA (cum laude)
  • Emory University School of Law, JD (Order of the Coif)


Nick Saenz is a civil litigator who aggressively and efficiently represents a wide-range of clients, including fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and individuals, both on the plaintiff and defense side.  Below is a sampling of his recent results:

  • Complete victory in arbitration on behalf of one of the world’s largest computer manufacturers following evidentiary hearing on fraud and trade secret misappropriation claim
  • Complete victory at trial on behalf of five directors in a contentious board dispute
  • Successfully defended a fortune 500 company before the EEOC, which found plaintiff’s claims lacked merit
  • Successfully represented dozens of employees transitioning between competitor companies while defeating multiple requests for injunctive relief
  • Represented over two-dozen high-level employees in arbitration against their former employer for breach of contract and fraud, resulting in a favorable settlement
  • Secured a victory for a software manufacturer in arbitration after a successful motion for summary disposition

In addition, Nick also advises and negotiates on behalf of executives in connection with employment matters, including issues relating to an executive’s separation from his or her former company.

Nick has authored a chapter on “Corporate Litigation” in California Business Litigation published by ALM and articles in TechCrunch regarding issues relating to employment mobility.

Before joining Lewis & Llewellyn, Nick practiced at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP and Shartsis Friese, LLP in San Francisco.  He graduated from Emory University School of Law in the top ten percent of his class and as a member of Order of the Coif.