EducationRutgers, the State University of New Jersey, with highest honors Northeastern University School of Law
Nicole Reimann is a founding partner of Batchis Nestle & Reimann in Bala Cynwyd, PA, where she focuses her practice on special education law and the civil rights of students with disabilities. She represents clients in administrative due process hearings under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as in federal district court on judicial review of administrative decisions and original actions under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974 (Section 504). Nicole has also represented clients on appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, including in a case of first impression holding that Section 504 generally requires that individuals with disabilities be permitted to be accompanied by their service animals, rendering such requested accommodations per se reasonable in the ordinary course.
Before joining the firm, Nicole was a partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis in Philadelphia, where she was a commercial litigator for more than 25 years. Nicole is a highly skilled courtroom lawyer with extensive experience trying cases to verdict before judges and juries in federal and state court. At Schnader, Nicole represented Fortune 500 companies in a wide range of matters, including insurance coverage, federal anti-trust violations, contract disputes, economic torts, and personal injury. Nicole also has extensive experience in mediation with great success in resolving matters through alternative dispute resolution and negotiated settlements.
Nicole received the Support Center for Child Advocates 2010 Distiguished Advocate Award for her pro bono work.