Nicole Jones is a third-year law student at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Visual Arts and a minor in Art History.
In addition to contributing to The Race to the Bottom, Nicole serves as the Managing Editor of the Denver Law Review, Volume 94, and as a Teaching Assistant for Lawyering Process Professor Nantiya Ruan. Nicole recently authored a publication regarding shareholder proposals, director elections, and proxy access. Additionally, she authored a case comment (publication forthcoming 2016) regarding a recent Tenth Circuit decision involving Citizens United and Colorado’s campaign finance disclosure laws.
Prior to law school, Nicole built a career as a top-producing sales and recruiting professional. She has extensive experience in sales, marketing, and recruiting in higher education, hospitality, and wedding industries.
During her first two years of law school, Nicole gained a breadth of legal experience. She spent the summer of 2015 interning for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Enforcement through the Student Honors Program. During her second year of law school, Nicole clerked at Fortis Law Partners, focusing in corporate and securities law and employment litigation. She will spend the summer of 2016 interning with the Honorable Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix at the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the fall of her third year interning with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado.
Nicole’s interests in the legal field include commercial, corporate governance, and securities litigation; election law, lobbying law, and government ethics; and appellate advocacy. Outside of law school, Nicole enjoys photography, ballet, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with her family.