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Attorney Mary Nikezic

Mary Nikezic

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Biography

Mary Nikezic grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from Loyola University on a scholarship, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy. Ms. Nikezic went on to attend Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she received a merit scholarship and was a dean's list scholar.

Before joining Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A., Ms. Nikezic worked at several prominent defense firms, practicing both state and federal civil litigation. She represented a broad spectrum of clients in the hospitality and alcoholic beverage industries, including importers and suppliers, national hotel, restaurant and tavern and grocery store chains. She also has significant experience in areas of construction law, complex construction defect litigation, general liability, casualty defense, and first-party property, including all phases of litigation, contract negotiations, contract drafting, alternative dispute resolution.

Ms. Nikezic joined the firm of Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. in May of 2020. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and franchise law, representing institutional clients and individuals in a variety of business disputes. Ms. Nikezic represents clients in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings throughout the United States. Ms. Nikezic is admitted to practice law in Florida and Illinois, as well as before the United States Southern District of Florida and the Northern District of Illinois.

Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Franchise Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Tort Liability Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation

Professional Associations

  • The Florida Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • The National Association of Women in Construction
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean’s List Scholar
    • Honors: C.A.L.I Award for Excellence Recipient
    • Honors: Society for Woman in Law Chair
  • Loyola University Chicago
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: National Merit Scholar
    • Honors: National Dean’s List
    • Honors: Golden Key International Honors Society
    • Honors: National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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