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Nicholas Merkin is an associate in the litigation department of Frandzel Robins Bloom & Csato, L.C. Mr. Merkin's practice concentrates on business litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
    • Commercial and real estate disputes in State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts, including unlawful detainer matters and prosecution of multi-party construction defect cases
    • Commercial and entertainment labor issues, including defense of actions for untimely payment of wages to both discharged employees and resigning employees and payments to employees returned for insufficient funds
    • Defense of discriminatory discharge of an employee through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Articles & Reported Decisions

  • Co-authored with Leslie Steven Marks, Esq., Wake-Up Call: Construction Defect Statutes of Repose Should Be Interpreted Broadly, Despite the Seeming Restrictions of the Statutory Language, Los Angeles Lawyer (2007)
  • Co-authored The Expanding Reach of Substantive Consolidation, written for and presented at the Bankruptcy Law Section, Hawaii State Bar Association Annual Chapter 11 Seminar (2003)
  • Getting Rid of Sinners May Be Expensive: A Suggested Approach to Torts Related to Religious Shunning Under the Free Exercise Clause , Note, 34 Colum. J.L. & Soc. Probs. 369 (2001)

Mr. Merkin's practice emphasis is:

Business Litigation
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