Nicole N. Coon is an associate attorney at Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP. Nicole’s practice focuses on employment and civil rights individual and class actions.
Nicole is admitted to practice law in the states of California, Illinois, and Wisconsin and before the United States District Court of Northern District of California and the United States District Court of the Central District of California.
Nicole is a member of the Lawyers' Club of San Francisco - Inns of Court, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, and Queen's Bench, where she serves as a mentor for adolescent girls in Juvenile Hall. Nicole also regularly volunteers as a Moot Court Judge and Coach at local Bay Area law schools, including the University of California Hastings College of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law.
Nicole graduated with Pro Bono Honors from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2010. During law school, Nicole was an editor on the Iowa Law Review, served on the Moot Court Board, and worked as a research assistant for Professors Christina Bohannan and Angela Onwuachi-Willing. Nicole also worked as a law clerk at the New Orleans Public Defender, Iowa Legal Aid, a Milwaukee-based full service law firm, and for Illinois Cook County Circuit Court Judge Ronald Bartkowicz. She published an article on the effect of modern communicative technologies on the Freedom of Information Act, entitled The Definition of "Record:" Revising the FOIA in Response to Evolving Communication Technologies to Ensure that the Public Gains Access to Only that Information Originally Intended by Congress, which appears in the book Virtualosity. Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Legal Studies, with Comprehensive Honors, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006.
Prior to joining Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP, Nicole was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Maxine A. White, Milwaukee County Circuit Court. She also was a judicial law clerk for the San Francisco Superior Court in the Civil, Probate, and Appellate Divisions for Superior Court Presiding Judges Katherine Feinstein and Cynthia Ming-mei Lee and Appellate Division Presiding Judges Curtis E.A. Karnow and Anne-Christine Massullo.