Nick Acevedo focuses his defense-oriented practice in the fields of Section 1983, insurance, negligence, and product liability. Prior to joining the firm, Nick served five years in the United States Marine Corps, earning the rank of Sergeant and completing two deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve. As a Marine Corps Veteran, Nick understands the values of discipline, integrity, and attention to detail, which are essential qualities in the practice of law. 

Drawing on his military experiences, Nick is uniquely positioned to represent law enforcement in Section 1983 actions. Nick's military tactical training provides him with essential insight into the challenges faced by law enforcement officers in quickly evolving situations. Nick understands his clients and the delicate balance between maintaining public safety and preserving constitutional rights, which allows him to effectively navigate the complex landscape of civil rights litigation. 

In the realm of insurance defense, Nick has experience defending insurers and their insureds against claims arising from a wide range of incidents. Nick has handled cases involving accident insurance claims, property insurance claims, workplace accidents, and premises liability. He skillfully navigates complex insurance policies, diligently analyzes liability, and develops robust defense strategies to obtain favorable outcomes for his clients. 

Nick also has experience working with legal issues involving blockchain technology, data breaches, and cybersecurity law, built upon the technical background he developed during his time working in Signals Intelligence. Nick continues to stay abreast of technological developments surrounding issues such as post-quantum encryption. 

Deeply committed to giving back to the community, Nick also contributes his time and legal expertise to pro bono causes such as Guardian Ad Litem and Veteran Discharge Upgrades. 

Professional & Civic Engagement

  • North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2022

Thought Leadership

  • Author, "Preparing for the Post-Quantum Migration: A Race to Save the Internet," Womble Bond Dickinson's HeyDataData Blog, June 2021