(New York, New York) - In a move that is set to further deepen its trial bench in New York, Wood Smith Henning & Berman proudly welcomes partner Nicole Aldridge-Henry, an accomplished trial attorney specializing in complex civil litigation. With an impressive track record of handling high-stakes cases, Nicole's arrival is poised to bolster the firm's already formidable reputation.

Renowned for her exceptional trial skills and consistent results, Nicole brings a wealth of experience in all facets of civil litigation, including professional liability, New York State Labor Law, and construction-related matters. She also is experienced handling matters involving hospitality and habitability, as well as appellate issues. Her expertise and extensive background make her a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom. Nicole is well-regarded for her ability to resolve matters working strategically with the firm clients to achieve early resolution

Having previously served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Office of Corporation Counsel, Nicole successfully defended the City of New York, its composite agencies, and employees in civil trials within the Bronx Tort Trial Unit. Her remarkable ability to secure numerous defense verdicts and her deep understanding of the challenges faced by public entities have solidified her reputation as a trusted legal advisor.

Nicole's contributions to the legal community have not gone unnoticed. She was honored with the prestigious New York City Bar Association's 2016 Municipal Affairs Award, recognizing her outstanding contributions. Additionally, she was awarded the Office of Corporation Counsel's 2011 Legal Rookie of the Year Award, a testament to her exceptional legal skills.

"I am thrilled to join the esteemed team at WSHB and contribute to their legacy of excellence,” said Aldridge-Henry. “Law is my passion; I thoroughly enjoy diving into complex cases and solving our clients issues. Joining a national trial firm well-regarded for trial results excited me, I love trying cases and delivering results for our clients."

Beyond her legal achievements, Nicole is passionate about mentoring and inspiring future legal professionals. She dedicates her time to volunteering as a trial coach for seventh and eighth-grade students in the Bronx, guiding them through the Thurgood Marshall mock trial competitions. As an adjunct Professor of Law at Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University and a member of the Grievance Committee, Ninth Judicial District, Nicole is committed to shaping the next generation of legal minds.

"We are delighted to welcome Nicole Aldridge-Henry to our firm," stated Tracy Abatemarco, co-managing partner of the New York office. "Her proven track record of success, unwavering commitment to excellence, and alignment with our firm's values and mission make her an invaluable addition to our team. We eagerly anticipate the contributions she will make to our clients and the legal community."

Firmwide managing partner, Stewart Reid, added, "Nicole's addition underscores our firm's dedication to providing exceptional legal services in the greater New York area. As WSHB continues to grow its practice in New York, Nicole's expertise further strengthens our capabilities to meet the increasing demand."

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