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Nicole R. Sorell

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Associate | Chicago, IL
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Nicole Sorell represents clients in toxic tort matters. She has experience in various stages of litigation. Ms. Sorell is well versed in drafting and arguing motions, deposing and defending witnesses, and preparing for case management conferences and settlement negotiations on behalf of her clients. She has litigated general liability, medical malpractice, labor and employment, and transportation and trucking matters in Illinois and other jurisdictions. Ms. Sorell is also a member of the Segal McCambridge Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Outside of her work at Segal McCambridge, Ms. Sorell is an active alumni of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. She has served as a judge for the 2015 Regional ABA Negotiation Competition at Northwestern, she assists as a coach for the Northwestern Law Center on Negotiation and Mediation, and she also conducts interviews for prospective law students, providing recommendations to the admissions committee.  Ms. Sorell is also a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Greater Chicago Chapter.


  • Selected for inclusion in the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state under the age of 40 are selected), nominated and selected by peers in the legal community (2015-2019)
  • Journal of International Human Rights, editor (2011)

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Greater Chicago Chapter, Member
  • American Bar Association, Vice Chair of the Minorities in the Profession Committee for the Young Lawyers Division (2016-2017)
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Center for Conflict Resolution, Chicago, IL
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
  • Segal McCambridge Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Associate Member

Articles & Publications


Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. (2011)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., Psychology, cum laude with distinction (2006)


  • Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, 2018