Nicole Su

Associate

Recent Publication:

The Five Work Languages: A Guide for the Legal Profession to Bridge Generational Gaps

Nicole Su and Honorable Judge Stephanie Jones co-authored a white paper on bridging the gap between generations within the legal landscape.

Nicole concentrates her practice on labor and employment law, representing employers in discrimination, harassment and retaliation disputes, wage and hour lawsuits, breach of contract cases, unfair competition disputes, and various other matters in arbitration, state, and federal court. She takes pride in her ability to work closely with clients to understand their business needs, counseling employers on employment policies, training, compensation, severance, and employment agreements. Nicole has experience drafting summary judgment motions, appellate motions, position statements, and client memorandums, managing e-discovery, and directing expert witnesses.

Before dedicating her practice to labor and employment matters, Nicole maintained a broader litigation practice, representing plaintiffs and defendants in breach of contract, bankruptcy, multidistrict product liability litigation, ERISA, FLSA class action, trademark, and various other matters. She also served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Andrew M. Edison, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Texas.

Nicole is active in the legal community, currently serving a one-year term as the president of the Asian American Bar Association. She earned her B.A. from Northwestern University and her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, where she was an articles editor for the Houston Journal of International Law.

News

Best Lawyers Honors More Than 200 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys to its Best Lawyers in America 2024 Edition

August 17, 2023

Best Lawyers selected 232 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s U.S. offices for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Publications

The Five Work Languages: A Guide for the Legal Profession to Bridge Generational Gaps

February 15, 2024

Nicole Su and Honorable Judge Stephanie Jones co-authored a white paper on bridging the gap between generations within the legal landscape.

Fifth Circuit Overturns Ultimate Employer Decision Requirement, Expanding Anti-Bias Rights [Alert]

August 21, 2023

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed its precedent on limited adverse employment actions such as hiring, firing, and promotions, changing the landscape of all employment discrimination claims brought in the Fifth Circuit.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Show Up and Step Up

July 21, 2023 - Houston, TX

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2017
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 2013

Awards & Honors

National Employment Law Council, Academy Fellow, 2023

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2023-2024

Super Lawyers Texas: Rising Star, 2023

  • Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court -- Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Texas

Hon. Andrew M. Edison, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Texas, 2018-2019

Asian American Bar Association, President, 2023 

Houston Nominating Committee of the Texas Bar Foundation, 2023-2024

Houston Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

Houston Young Lawyers Association