Nicholas Kato

Tel 215.864.8330
Fax 215.864.8999

Nicholas Kato is an associate in the Litigation Department and specializes in white collar defense matters. As a former Ballard Spahr summer associate, Nick researched and drafted legal memoranda across a broad spectrum of topics, including white collar, data breach and security, antitrust, First Amendment, and employment. Nick also drafted answers and subpoenas and assisted attorneys in public financing transactions.

Prior to attending law school, Nick worked as an investigator who sought justice for wrongfully convicted prisoners. He located witnesses and evidence for trial and appellate court petitions and developed trial strategy and innocence case theories with attorneys.

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, "Investigations Done Right: Avoiding Pitfalls, Staying the Course, and Getting the Evidence," Innocence Network Conference, April 2016

Community Activities

SEIU Local 925 Seattle, shop steward and bargaining team member, June 2012-May 2014

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2019)
Managing Editor, Temple Law Review
Order of the Coif
Finalist, Moot Court Competition Team
Co-Chair, Expungement Project

University of Washington (B.A. 2009)


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania