September 15, 2010

Polsinelli Shughart PC welcomes attorney Nicole Hamilton to the firm’s Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation practice in the Trial department. Hamilton joins the firm as an associate in the firm’s Phoenix office where she will assist clients in commercial litigation cases. Hamilton’s experience includes insurance recovery, toxic tort and environmental litigation-related matters.

“Nicole is a welcome addition to our firm,” said Phoenix Managing Partner Marty Harper. “Her addition is indicative of our commitment to clients and growing our first generation law firm. We are pleased to have her on our team.”

Hamilton brings experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants including individuals, small and mid-sized companies, and Fortune 500 companies. She previously worked as an associate attorney at Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, LLP in Chicago.

“I’m thrilled to be back in Arizona and have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best business litigators in country,” Hamilton said.

Hamilton completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Raner Collins of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. She graduated with high honors from the University of University of Illinois College of Law and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.

The Phoenix office of Polsinelli Shughart has increased by more than one-third since the beginning of 2010, expanding to 55 attorneys. In addition, the firm significantly expanded its Environmental and Natural Resources, and Insurance Coverage/Bad/Faith Litigation practices, providing more depth of services to clients.

This fall, Polsinelli Shughart will relocate to three floors of the CityScape office tower in downtown Phoenix occupying nearly 70,000 square feet.

For more information contact Public Relations Manager Heather McMichael, 816-395-0618,

About Polsinelli Shughart PC
With approximately 470 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart PC ( is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business litigation, financial services, real estate, business law, construction, life sciences and health care. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients regionally, nationally and worldwide, Polsinelli Shughart is known for successfully applying forward-thinking strategies for both straightforward and complex legal matters. The firm has 13 offices located in Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Wilmington, Delaware; Chicago and Edwardsville, Illinois; Overland Park and Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield and St. Joseph, Missouri; New York City; and Washington, D.C