Principal, Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, P.C.  
2018 Fellow 

Nicole Van Dyk joined Bird Marella in 2012, was nominated as an LCLD Fellow in 2018, and became an LCLD Member in 2020. Before joining Bird Marella, she clerked for the Honorable Josephine Staton of the US District Court for the Central District of California, and was a litigation associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Nicole has been recognized among the Most Influential Women Lawyers by Los Angeles Business Journal and as a Health Care Law Trailblazer by The National Law Journal, among many other accolades. 

In 2018, Law360 recognized Bird Marella as one of the top three firms of its size for minority attorneys, and identified Bird Marella as the firm with the second highest percentage of attorneys who are women of color nationwide. 

Joined LCLD 2016 


Highlights of LCLD Participation 


Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2019: Jen Won; 2018: Nicole Van Dyk; 2016: Timothy Yoo


Member: Nicole Van Dyk