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Nicole A. Callahan

Nicole A. Callahan
366 Madison Ave
5th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Nicole Callahan is a Partner in our New York office, and she has nearly two decades of experience as a litigator in both state and federal courts.

She has extensive expertise defending hospitals, physicians and other healthcare professionals in a wide range of medical malpractice lawsuits. Nicole is also the co-leader of Hall Booth Smith’s Intellectual Property practice group, and she represents pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers in protecting their technology and other innovative work.

Nicole has defended physicians, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare professionals in complex medical malpractice cases at both the federal and state levels including catastrophic injury, negligence and misdiagnosis. She thoroughly studies the facts and nuances of each case and develops compelling trial strategies that protect her clients’ interests. When desired and when practical, she conducts settlement negotiations to meet the needs and financial objectives of her clients.

Nicole’s multidisciplinary background is a valuable asset in her medical negligence practice. Her scientific training and deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries gives her valuable insight for both medical malpractice and intellectual property claims. She has handled numerous patent litigations in federal jurisdictions throughout the country, as well as appellate practice before the Federal Circuit.

She also represents clients on intellectual property matters during mergers and acquisitions, as well as investment due diligence projects that require evaluation of intellectual property portfolios including patent, trademark, and copyright assets. Nicole handles related license, research, confidentiality, employment/consulting agreements and other routine IP-related matters.

Over the course of her career, Nicole has also defended clients in numerous other civil litigations, including premises liability matters and general liability claims.

Nicole earned a Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, and a Certificate in Health Law from Pace University School of Law. She also earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, where her research concentrated on the effects of stress-related neurotransmitters and hormones on the immune response to virial infection. Nicole completed a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in behavioral neuroscience with a minor in health and human development from Lehigh University

Throughout her legal career, Nicole has defended numerous hospitals, nursing homes, physicians and other healthcare professionals in high-exposure medical malpractice and negligence cases in both federal and state courts. She works with each client to craft a credible and persuasive legal strategy that defends their interests throughout the entire process, from inception to resolution of the case.

ADMITTED

  • Connecticut state courts
  • New York state courts
  • New York Court of Appeals for the Second Department
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

EDUCATION

  • J.D., cum laude, Pace University School of Law
  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • B.A., cum laude, Lehigh University

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Central vs. peripheral metabolic control of estrous cycles in Syrian hamsters:  II. Glucoprivation,” American Journal of Physiology, 272:R406-R412, 1997.
  • “Peripheral sympathetic denervation alters both the primary and memory cellular immune responses to herpes simplex virus infection,” NeuroImmunoModulcation, 5:22-35, 1998.
  • “Morphine-induced suppression of saccharin intake is correlated with elevated corticosterone levels,” Brain Research, 863:52-58, 2000.
  • “Mechanisms underlying chemical sympathectomy-induced suppression of herpes simplex virus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte activation and function,” Journal of Neuroimmunology, 110:45-56, 2000.
  • “Chemical sympathectomy alters cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses to herpes simplex virus infection,” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 917:923-934, 2000.
NEW YORK, NY – October 6, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to welcome three experienced partners to its growing office in New
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Nicole Callahan is a Partner in our New York office, and she has nearly two decades of experience as a litigator in both state and federal courts.

She has extensive expertise defending hospitals, physicians and other healthcare professionals in a wide range of medical malpractice lawsuits. Nicole is also the co-leader of Hall Booth Smith’s Intellectual Property practice group, and she represents pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers in protecting their technology and other innovative work.

Nicole has defended physicians, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare professionals in complex medical malpractice cases at both the federal and state levels including catastrophic injury, negligence and misdiagnosis. She thoroughly studies the facts and nuances of each case and develops compelling trial strategies that protect her clients’ interests. When desired and when practical, she conducts settlement negotiations to meet the needs and financial objectives of her clients.

Nicole’s multidisciplinary background is a valuable asset in her medical negligence practice. Her scientific training and deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries gives her valuable insight for both medical malpractice and intellectual property claims. She has handled numerous patent litigations in federal jurisdictions throughout the country, as well as appellate practice before the Federal Circuit.

She also represents clients on intellectual property matters during mergers and acquisitions, as well as investment due diligence projects that require evaluation of intellectual property portfolios including patent, trademark, and copyright assets. Nicole handles related license, research, confidentiality, employment/consulting agreements and other routine IP-related matters.

Over the course of her career, Nicole has also defended clients in numerous other civil litigations, including premises liability matters and general liability claims.

Nicole earned a Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, and a Certificate in Health Law from Pace University School of Law. She also earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, where her research concentrated on the effects of stress-related neurotransmitters and hormones on the immune response to virial infection. Nicole completed a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in behavioral neuroscience with a minor in health and human development from Lehigh University

Throughout her legal career, Nicole has defended numerous hospitals, nursing homes, physicians and other healthcare professionals in high-exposure medical malpractice and negligence cases in both federal and state courts. She works with each client to craft a credible and persuasive legal strategy that defends their interests throughout the entire process, from inception to resolution of the case.

ADMITTED

  • Connecticut state courts
  • New York state courts
  • New York Court of Appeals for the Second Department
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

EDUCATION

  • J.D., cum laude, Pace University School of Law
  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • B.A., cum laude, Lehigh University

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Central vs. peripheral metabolic control of estrous cycles in Syrian hamsters:  II. Glucoprivation,” American Journal of Physiology, 272:R406-R412, 1997.
  • “Peripheral sympathetic denervation alters both the primary and memory cellular immune responses to herpes simplex virus infection,” NeuroImmunoModulcation, 5:22-35, 1998.
  • “Morphine-induced suppression of saccharin intake is correlated with elevated corticosterone levels,” Brain Research, 863:52-58, 2000.
  • “Mechanisms underlying chemical sympathectomy-induced suppression of herpes simplex virus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte activation and function,” Journal of Neuroimmunology, 110:45-56, 2000.
  • “Chemical sympathectomy alters cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses to herpes simplex virus infection,” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 917:923-934, 2000.
NEW YORK, NY – October 6, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to welcome three experienced partners to its growing office in New
Practice Specific Experience
Related Industries