Nicholas Blei devotes his practice to advising private and public entities on a full spectrum of employment matters including collective bargaining negotiations, contract administration, and grievance and arbitration proceedings before state and federal administrative agencies.
Helping clients avoid costly litigation and staying focused on the workplace mission is his goal. He is a proactive problem solver, often leveraging his litigation experience and expertise in risk analysis and negotiation. Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Nick spent 5 years defending manufacturers, sellers and distributors of industrial equipment and premises owners ranging in size from multinational corporations to closely-held businesses in product liability litigation. He obtained summary judgment and secured dismissals or settlements for clients in hundreds of cases.
Outside of the office, Nick is a dedicated runner and mountain biker who competes in all distances from 5K through marathon. A resident of the Seacoast area of New Hampshire, he enjoys spending his free time outdoors with his wife and young son.
New England Law Boston, J.D., 2016
University of New Hampshire, B.A., Political Science, 2006
New England Law Dean’s List and New England Scholar Award
CALI Excellence for the Future award in Massachusetts Rules of Evidence
Rhode Island Bar Association