Nolan J. Mitchell, Partner

Non-Franchise Experience

  • Represents the National Association of State Election Directors in claims brought by a former U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts alleging the client colluded with Massachusetts state election officials and Twitter to violate his First Amendment rights by causing Twitter to ban him for disseminating election misinformation during the 2020 general election campaign.
  • Obtained dismissal under Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act of negligence, misrepresentation and fraud claims brought against world’s largest online marketplace for care services arising from injuries sustained as a result of caregiver abuse.
  • Represents individual officer of the country’s largest distributor of digital urban content in claims seeking disgorgement of short-swing trading profits under Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act, in case presenting issues of first impression.
  • Obtained dismissal of Section 16 claims against a national media company in a case resulting in the leading Second Circuit precedent on cross-class matching of equity security transactions.
  • Obtained dismissal of class action claims under Massachusetts Wage Act in first decision to recognize and apply a presumption against the extraterritorial application of state law.
  • Obtained dismissal of high-profile claims against supervisor of state drug lab by plaintiff alleging that he was wrongfully convicted based on testimony of drug-addicted state chemist.
  • Obtained dismissal and affirmance of securities class action claims by shareholders of a major British bank relating to losses incurred as a result of collateralized debt obligation and mortgage-backed securities holdings during the financial crisis.
  • Obtained dismissal of TCPA class action claims against a digital marketing platform in Louisiana federal court.
  • Successfully negotiated and obtained court approval of multi-million dollar TCPA class settlement for Boston-based pharmaceutical company.