Nick Alford represents clients in complex litigation, including product liability, mass torts, class actions and state attorney general actions.

Nick contributes to litigation matters by:

  • Preparing for and taking fact and expert witness depositions
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Drafting and arguing pre- and post-trial motions
  • Drafting and arguing appellate briefs
  • Serving on trial team

Past Experience

During law school, Nick served as a legal and contracts intern with Rolls-Royce Corporation in Indianapolis, participated in the Protective Order Project helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assault obtain protection orders, and served as a summer associate at Faegre Drinker in Indianapolis.

Before law school, Nick spent more than two years with the U.S. Peace Corps as a natural resource management volunteer in Togo.

Related Industries


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Indiana Law Journal (managing editor) (2014)

Indiana University
B.A. with highest distinction (2006)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives

Appellate Civil Case Law Update
Co-author, Res Gestae, September 2013

Firm Blog Contributions

  • Faegre Drinker on Products – a blog addressing all things product liability that covers legal issues and developments of interest to product manufacturers and their employers

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Pro bono representation of asylum applicants

Pro bono appeal involving Section 1983 claims in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Professional Associations

Indianapolis Bar Association

Civic Activities

Families First — Board Member and Committee Chair, 2017-20

United Way of Central Indiana — Emerging Leaders Member, 2015-17


  • Best Lawyers®— "Ones to Watch," Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, 2022; "Ones to Watch," Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2022-24
  • Indiana Super Lawyers — Rising Star, 2021-23
  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-21 
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2015-17
  • Phi Beta Kappa
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