SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Ropers Majeski, a multi-service law firm representing clients in litigation and transactions nationally and internationally, is proud to announce that Partner Nicole S. Healy has been appointed to serve as a judge in the San Mateo County Superior Court by California Governor Gavin Newsom. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge George A. Miram.
Healy joined Ropers in 2013 and her work focused on defending corporations and executives in a wide range of industries in complex individual, shareholder derivative and class action litigation. She has handled matters involving breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, corporate governance and control, securities and shareholder litigation, trade secrets, intellectual property, False Claims Act violations, and antitrust matters. In addition to trying cases in state and federal courts, Healy represented clients in arbitrations and in investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), various U.S. attorneys’ offices, and other government agencies. Healy also designed and conducted corporate internal investigations into possible violations of federal and state law and regularly spoke on and authored articles related to white collar criminal law during her time at the firm.
Healy is an active member of the San Mateo County Bar Association, serving on its board of directors for the past three years, as well as on the board of its Women Lawyers Section.