Nicole Mirjanich Moore


  • Nicole Mirjanich Moore
  • Phone: +1 312 499 6735

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3700
    Chicago, IL 60603-3433

Nicole Mirjanich Moore practices in the area of complex commercial litigation. She began her legal career serving as receiver’s counsel in Ponzi scheme actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission. She learned from industry leaders how to manage complex estates involving complicated, fraudulent investment schemes and unique asset liquidations while aggressively pursuing the spectrum of remedies. She has also represented clients in the construction, education, finance, real estate, and retail industries in complex contract disputes and matters involving breach of fiduciary duty, discrimination, fraud, and fraudulent transfers.

Nicole is a 2015 cum laude graduate of DePaul University College of Law, where she was business manager and associate editor of the DePaul Law Review, and a cum laude graduate of DePauw University. 

Representative Matters

  • Successfully expanded a receivership to include additional investor-funded assets while representing the receiver of a $135-million real-estate Ponzi scheme.

  • Successfully executed the takedown of a defendant’s home office, working in conjunction with local law enforcement, while representing the receiver of a Ponzi scheme.

  • Secured complete affirmance of the dismissal with prejudice of claims for discrimination, fraud, defamation, and negligence brought by a former student against a leading online university and its dean.

  • Attained a favorable settlement on behalf of a $2.8-billion American retailer against one of its suppliers for breach of contract after obtaining partial summary judgment on critical issue.

  • Served as Pro Bono counsel to an Afghan family applying for humanitarian parole.


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
    - Business Manager and Associate Editor, DePaul Law Review, Volume 64
  • DePauw University, B.A., cum laude, 2012


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2020-present
  • Rachlis Duff & Peel LLC
    - Associate 2015-2020

Professional Activities

  • Serbian Bar Association of America

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth, Chicago, Illinois
    - Auxiliary Board Member and Tutor, 2018-2022
  • First Tee of Greater Chicago
    - Ambassador's Council, 2020-2022