Nathan M. Smith, Los Angeles Complex Business Litigation Attorney

Nicole Cointreau



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Nicole received both her J.D., cum laude, and Master of Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine Caruso School of Law. Before law school, she spent five years in digital marketing for companies in the wine and spirits industry in Malibu, CA, and Paris, France. Nicole is fluent in English and Arabic and conversational French.

While in law school, Nicole received numerous CALI Awards for Excellence in subjects such as Antitrust Law, Ethical Lawyering, Real Property, and Dispute Resolution. She served as President of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society and Community Outreach Chair for the Women’s Legal Association.

Nicole started as a summer associate at Brown, Neri, Smith & Khan before joining as a full-time associate.


Pepperdine Caruso School of Law
J.D., 2022
cum laude

Pepperdine University
Master of Dispute Resolution, 2022

Loyola Marymount University
B.A., Political Science, 2014
cum laude

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