Nicole Dogwill is an established litigation partner at Shartsis Friese LLP in San Francisco. She advises and defends leading established and start-up companies, as well as their directors and officers, in complex and class action litigation involving breach of fiduciary duty, securities, fraud, antitrust, unfair competition/business practices, and related contract and tort claims. She has significant experience handling shareholder derivative and direct litigation against directors and officers. Prior to Shartsis Friese LLP, she was a litigation partner at Winston & Strawn LLP, where she established the firm’s first LGBT affinity group. Nicole is a 1998 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Law, and a 1994 graduate of the University of Michigan. She is committed to giving back to the community through civic involvement and representation in pro bono matters. Nicole lives in San Francisco with her partner and their children.