Nick Alford counsels clients in complex litigation, including products liability, mass torts, class actions and general business disputes.

Nick contributes to litigation matters by:

  • Preparing for and taking fact witness depositions
  • Preparing for expert depositions
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Drafting pretrial motions
  • Preparing for oral arguments
  • Serving on several MDL trial teams

Nick represents companies such as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of minimally invasive devices for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, one of the world’s largest orthopedic medical device manufacturers, and a Fortune 500 manufacturer of advanced and industrial technologies.

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.


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

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Eskenazi Medical-Legal Partnership — Assisted family members in obtaining guardianship to make medical decisions for incapacitated adults,  November 2014-16

Clemency Project, 2014-15

Southern District of Indiana — Civil Trial Assistance Panel

Professional Associations

Indianapolis Bar Association

Civic Activities

Families First — Board Member and Committee Chair

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

Habitat for Humanity, Global Village Program — Team Leader, Brazil (Summer 2007); Volunteer, Zambia (Summer 2006)


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020 
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2015-17
  • Phi Beta Kappa
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