Nicholas J. Siciliano is a partner in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Siciliano primarily handles securities and professional liability litigation, as well as complex commercial disputes.
Mr. Siciliano represents public companies, directors, and officers in securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, and other high-stakes matters in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. In addition to his securities and professional liability practice, Mr. Siciliano also has prosecuted and defended numerous other complex litigation matters, including patent infringement litigation, trademark infringement litigation, multibillion-dollar contractual disputes, and mergers and acquisitions litigation. He also has been involved in internal investigations of potential criminal conduct and represented clients under investigation by the United States Securities Exchange Commission and/or the Department of Justice.
He has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including large-scale fact and expert discovery, dispositive and non-dispositive motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appeal. Mr. Siciliano has achieved highly favorable results at the trial court and appellate levels, as well as in settlement.
Mr. Siciliano is active in the firm’s pro bono program and has worked for numerous clients in cases related to immigration, refugee rights, prisoner rights, special education, human trafficking, and systemic legal reform.
Mr. Siciliano currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice. He also has served in a number of management roles at the firm, including on the firm’s Recruiting Committee and Associates Committee. Mr. Siciliano currently serves on the firm’s Legal Professional and Paralegal and Pro Bono Committees.