Ep 2 - Meet Nicole White, Global Counsel and Assistant Secretary - Avison Young
In episode two, host Watchen Nyanue sits down with Nicole White, Global Counsel and Assistant Secretary for Avison Young.
Nicole White joined Avison Young in 2015 and serves as legal counsel to Avison Young personnel in connection with the hiring, engagement, and compensation of professional and other personnel.
She also serves as counsel to Avison Young’s human resources function.
Prior to joining Avison Young, Nicole was an attorney for Allstate Insurance Company where she provided advice and counseling to Human Resources on various employment issues including hiring, discipline, discharge, and disability accommodations.
Additionally, Nicole managed and directed federal and state employment and general commercial litigation matters handled by outside counsel.
Nicole also served as the subject matter expert on trade secret and non-compete issues, and notably established and implemented a nationwide Restrictive Covenant Enforcement Process to assist the company in enforcing the restrictive covenants in its independent contractor agreements.
Ms. White earned her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law.
She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.