The American Lawyer Names Paul Hastings’ Nicole Lueddeke a 2022 West Trailblazer

August 09, 2022

Los Angeles – Paul Hastings LLP, announced that Nicole Lueddeke is named one of The American Lawyer’s 2022 West Trailblazers, which recognizes lawyers who have moved the needle in the legal industry and serve as agents of change.

The American Lawyer lauded Nicole for her zealous representation of a client during the COVID-19 pandemic. When an in-person anti-bribery and anti-corruption audit was necessary and travel to Korea was prohibited, Nicole lobbied Korean authorities and leveraged professional connections in the Paul Hastings Seoul office. Her perseverance won her the ability to travel to Korea as one of the first U.S. citizens to enter the country under the new found business exemption and ensure the successful representation of her client.

Paul Hastings is ranked as one of the top firms in the world in The American Lawyer’s “Premier League” for momentum, profit and prestige among Am Law 100 firms in 2022. The firm ranked #1 on The American Lawyer’s Midlevel Associate Survey and is a finalist for the publication’s “Law Firm of the Year” award.

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