Adam M. NicollPartner
Adam M. Nicoll, a partner at Chepenik Trushin LLP, concentrates his practice on insurance defense litigation and coverage disputes, probate and trust administration, and probate and trust litigation.
Mr. Nicoll is a native of South Florida. He grew up in Sunrise, Florida and attended the environmental science and Everglades restoration magnet program at South Plantation High School, where he graduated as co-salutatorian of his class. Mr. Nicoll earned his B.S.B.A with a major in economics from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business Administration in 2011, where he made the President's Honor Roll and Dean's List and graduated cum laude a year early. During his undergraduate study, Mr. Nicoll was actively involved in the University's Honors Program, which afforded him the opportunity to participate in a more diverse array of courses. Mr Nicoll remained in Gainesville for law school and graduated cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2014.
While in law school, Mr. Nicoll concentrated his study on business law and intellectual property law, including courses on trademarks, copyrights, patents, trade secrets, labor law, antitrust law and corporations. Mr. Nicoll ultimately received a certificate in intellectual property law upon graduating from law school, and, following his 1L year, Mr. Nicoll spent a summer abroad studying business law in Paris and Montpellier, France, including courses in business torts and franchise regulation. In his 3L year, Mr. Nicoll earned the book award, given to the student with the highest grade in a course, in Florida Constitutional Law.
Mr. Nicoll began his career at Chepenik Trushin LLP as a law clerk and transitioned to an associate upon admission to the Florida Bar in September 2014. In his time with the firm, Mr. Nicoll has defended hundreds of homeowner's property insurance lawsuits, including leveraging many favorable resolutions through targeted strategies and prevailing outright on summary judgment. He also has substantial experience in the administration of estates and trusts, assisting families with the marshalling and distribution of assets upon the passing of a loved one. Mr. Nicoll became a partner with the firm in 2021.
Outside of law, Mr. Nicoll enjoys travelling, playing guitar, Gator football, learning new languages, and spending time with family and friends.
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2014
B.S.B.A., University of Florida, 2011
Dade County Bar Association
Certificate in Intellectual Property
Book Award: Florida Constitutional Law