Nicole Martin

Associate Columbus


Nicole is an associate in Taft’s Columbus office and focuses her practice on all aspects of business law and healthcare. She brings to her practice extensive experience in legal research and writing, and has been published in the Harvard Journal on Legislation.

Prior to joining Taft, Nicole was an extern for the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio in the Capital Habeas Unit. Nicole also interned for the Hon. Judge Carolyn J. Paschke, Geauga County Court of Common Pleas, and was a summer associate with the firm.

Nicole earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and earned her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in business administration and political science from The Ohio State University. While in law school, Nicole was Managing Editor for The Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law.


  • CALI Award: Legal Negotiation (2023)

  • CALI Award: Professional Responsibility (2022)

  • CALI Award: Business Associations (2022)

  • CALI Award: Legal Analysis and Writing 2 (2021)

  • CALI Award: Criminal Law (2020)

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  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (2023)

    magna cum laude
    Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law – Managing Editor

  • The Ohio State University (2020)

    summa cum laude
    B.S. – Business Administration, Political Science


  • State - Ohio

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