Nick Rosellini represents clients in high-stakes appellate litigation in courts across the country.

Mr. Rosellini’s practice focuses primarily on appeals, as well as strategic advice and dispositive motions at the trial level. He has drafted dozens of briefs in the US Supreme Court, federal courts of appeal, federal district courts, and state appellate courts. Having clerked on federal and state courts in California, as well as on the US Supreme Court, Mr. Rosellini has particular expertise litigating before the Ninth Circuit, federal district courts in California, and California state appellate courts. His cases span a wide variety of subject areas, including:

  • Securities
  • Copyright
  • Complex Commercial Disputes
  • Constitutional Law

Mr. Rosellini frequently represents clients in the technology sector, as well as other industries. 

Before joining Latham, Mr. Rosellini worked as a law clerk for Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the US Supreme Court, Justice Mariano Florentino Cuéllar of the California Supreme Court, Judge Michelle T. Friedland of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Charles R. Breyer of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.

Mr. Rosellini graduated from Stanford Law School, where he served as an editor of the Stanford Law Review and participated in Stanford’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic and Three Strikes Project.

Mr. Rosellini maintains an extensive pro bono practice focused on disability rights, immigration, and criminal justice. He also serves on the Pro Bono Committee for the firm’s Bay Area offices.

Mr. Rosellini’s experience includes: 

  • Securing a unanimous 9-0 victory in the US Supreme Court in favor of a deaf student in Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools, 598 US 142 (2023).
  • Achieving a precedential ruling enforcing a forum-selection clause channeling lawsuits brought under the Securities Act of 1933 to federal court in Wong v. Restoration Robotics, Inc., 78 Cal.App.5th 48 (2022).
  • Securing the dismissal of a multi-billion-dollar securities class action against Meta Platforms in Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 60 Pension Trust v. Meta Platforms, Inc., No. 22-cv-1470 (N.D. Cal.).
  • Successfully defending on appeal the dismissal of securities class action brought against X (formerly, Twitter) in Weston Family Partnership LLLP v. Twitter Inc., 29 F.4th 611 (9th Cir. 2022).
  • Successfully defending on appeal the grant of a motion to compel arbitration in favor of Live Nation in Oberstein v. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., 60 F.4th 505 (9th Cir. 2023).
  • Successfully defending on appeal the dismissal of a trade secrets action brought against Pharmaniaga Berhad in E*, Inc. v. Pharmaniaga Berhad, No. 20 17182 (9th Cir.).
  • Challenging an order by National Labor Relations Board compelling Home Depot to permit personal political displays on company uniforms in Home Depot, U.S.A., Inc. v. NLRB, No. 24-1406 (8th Cir.).
  • Challenging the legality of action by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors overriding the administrative decisions of a public pension system’s fiduciary boards in LACERA v. Los Angeles County, No. B326977 (Cal. Ct. App.).
  • Representing Apple and The Andy Warhol Foundation in significant copyright cases, including Apple Inc. v. Corellium, Inc., No. 21 12835 (11th Cir.) and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith, No. 19 2420 (2d Cir.).

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • District of Columbia


  • JD, Stanford Law School, 2016
  • BA in International Relations, Stanford University, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
December 19, 2023 Recognition

Latham’s Pro Bono Work Highlighted by Bloomberg Law

The firm was recognized as a Pro Bono Innovator for its dedication to pro bono work, including our Supreme Court victory in Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools and support of Afghan asylees.