Michael Nicolella

Career Associate

Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)

Michael Nicolella is a Career Associate at Orrick's Global Operations & Innovation Center in Wheeling, West Virginia. As a member of the Restructuring Group, he is adept at solving commercial legal problems.

Michael advises investment banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, and secured lenders on purchases and sales of domestic and international bankruptcy trade claims, distressed syndicated debt, post-restructuring equity, notes, bonds, and alternative investments. He has extensive experience with negotiating and drafting bespoke transaction documentation for numerous types of assets, and works closely with clients and counterparties to settle complex transactions.  

Michael also assists creditors in foreclosures, secured transactions, and bankruptcy proceedings nationwide to improve their recoveries of value owed to them.  

During law school Michael completed an internship with the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.