Shareholder Derivative Litigation

Securities Class Actions

Antitrust Litigation

Consumer Class Actions


University of Colorado Law School (J.D. 2010)

University of Calgary (B.S. 2007)

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Super Lawyer Rising Star (2016, 2017)


Hon. J. Clifford Wallace American Inn of Court

Public Justice Foundation


George C. Aguilar and Michael J. Nicoud, Fee-Shifting after ATP Tour, ABA Securities Litigation Newsletter, June 9, 2015

Kevin A. Seely and Michael J. Nicoud, Amex Oral Arguments Reveal Hope For Consumers, Law360, August 27, 2013


Phone: (619) 398-4321
E-mail: mnicoud@robbinsarroyo.com

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Michael J. Nicoud


Michael J. Nicoud dedicates his practice to representing plaintiffs in complex litigation including shareholder derivative actions, securities class actions, antitrust actions, and consumer class actions.  He has litigated cases involving antitrust violations, accounting fraud, insider trading, false and misleading statements, and other types of fiduciary misconduct at public companies.  Prior to joining Robbins Arroyo LLP, Mr. Nicoud concentrated on business litigation at a San Diego based firm, where he worked on several trials, arbitrations, and mediations in cases before state and federal courts.

Mr. Nicoud received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado Law School.  While in law school, Mr. Nicoud served as an intern at the San Diego Public Defender’s Office, as an editor of the Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Policy, as president of the Student Trial Lawyers Association, and was on the Moot Court Board.  As a member of the mock trial team, he earned a best advocate award at the national level, and received the Melanie Ruth Vogl Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Trial Advocacy.  Mr. Nicoud received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, with honors, from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.