L. Nicole Allan


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L. Nicole Allan is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s San Francisco office. She represents clients in Supreme Court and appellate litigation matters.

Prior to joining O’Melveny, Nicole worked as an associate at a major litigation boutique firm, and as an editor and writer at The Atlantic and The California Sunday Magazine. She served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jon S. Tigar of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.


Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
  • US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit


  • Stanford Law School, J.D.: Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic; Kirkwood Moot Court Competition, 2017 Best Team, Best Brief, and Best Oralist
  • Yale University, B.A., English

Professional Activities


  • Honorable Jon S. Tigar, US District Court, Northern District of California