Nicole L. Antonopoulos defends and counsels employers in labor and employment matters, including individual and multiplaintiff litigation, wage and hour litigation and compliance, and workforce-related counseling. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Nikki served as a judicial extern for Judge Edward Chen of the US District Court for the Northern District of California. She also served as a judicial extern to Administrative Law Judge Steven Berlin of the US Department of Labor.
While in law school, Nikki served as an executive symposium editor for Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. She also volunteered as a legal advocate for General Assistance Advocacy Project, Homeless Legal Services, and Legal Advice and Referral Clinic. Nikki is still actively involved in pro bono work and civic engagement.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2015, J.D., Cum Laude
Loyola Marymount University, 2012, B.A., Philosophy; Minor in History; Certificate in Journalism, Magna Cum Laude
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Litigation - Labor and Employment, San Francisco, The Best Lawyers in America (2022–2024)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)
Recipient, CALI Award for Excellence, Legal Writing and Research