About Nicole A. Saleem

Nicole Saleem concentrates her practice on litigation and enforcement matters with a focus on the financial services industry, federal securities laws, and regulatory and internal investigations. Nicole has represented companies and individuals before various regulators and prosecutors, including the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, US Securities and Exchange Commission, and New York State Attorney General. Nicole serves as co-Chair of the Minority Associates Committee and has maintained an active pro bono practice, with a focus on immigration matters.

Helping clients find their way through an investigation

Nicole has represented clients facing a range of government enforcement actions brought by federal and state agencies and self-regulatory organizations, such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Nicole has counseled US and multinational banks, broker-dealers, swap dealers, investment advisers, and officers and directors in connection with investigations by government authorities.

During law school, Nicole was a member of the Iowa Law Review and served as an executive board member on the Moot Court Board.

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Practice Focus

  • Litigation
  • Securities litigation and enforcement
  • White collar and internal investigations
  • Financial services litigation


  • The Next Chapter in Anti-Corruption Compliance
    November 2015
  • National Priorities: The EEOC's Four Year Plan
    June 4, 2013
  • Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the Healthcare Industry and Foreign Bribery's Adverse Consequences for Patients
    March 1, 2013