Nicholas Lauridsen | Los Angeles | Hogan Lovells

Nicholas Lauridsen

Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


Nicholas Lauridsen
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Nicholas Lauridsen focuses his practice on litigation and pro bono work. He began his Hogan Lovells career as a summer associate in 2019.

Before law school, Nicholas worked for a number of years in the publishing industry as an editor of news articles and print books, as well as operating a cultural nonprofit organization in Los Angeles. While in law school, Nicholas advocated for indigent clients in the University of Virginia's criminal defense clinic, providing representation for the local Charlottesville community. In parallel with his legal studies, he earned a Masters in English, further developing his research and writing skills.

As a summer associate at Hogan Lovells, he assisted with an appeal to greatly improve a wounded veteran's medical care, which recently met with success before an appeals board. He is passionate about pro bono work, especially in the areas of immigration and refugee law and the environment.

Representative experience

Assisted with appeal on behalf of Marine Corps veteran for discharge status upgrade before Board for Correction of Naval Records.

Assisted with contract claims on behalf of a film distributor in the local entertainment industry.

Assisted with research of legal theories in investigation of electronically stored information (ESI) in higher education.


  • M.A., University of Virginia, 2019
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2019
  • M.F.A., The New School, 2006
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • California