Nicole Ward is an Associate Director of IGI, where she assists with internal investigations, competitive intelligence, compliance reviews, and litigation support.

Prior to joining IGI, Nicole worked at Marciano & MacAvoy, P.C., where she was responsible for the preliminary phases of litigation, trial preparation, and settlement negotiations.  She also participated in Villanova Law School’s Interdisciplinary Mental and Physical Health Law Clinic, where she handled administrative hearings.

Nicole earned her J.D. from the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law in 2018, where she graduated cum laude and was a member of the Villanova Law Review. She graduated summa cum laude from Rowan University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

When Laundry Becomes Deadly: Why the Extension of Duty past Spouses in Schwartz v. Accuratus Corp. Holds the Right People Responsible for Take-Home Toxic Torts, 62 Vill. L. Rev. 457 (2017).