Nick Teleky is an intellectual property litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice is focused on patent infringement and copyright litigation in federal district court and the ITC. In addition to his experience in civil matters, Nick maintains an active pro bono practice representing indigent defendants in criminal actions, appeals, and parole board hearings.

Nick is also passionate about trial advocacy education. He has coached nationally-ranked trial advocacy teams at the high school, college, and law school level, and serves as a representative for the American Mock Trial Association. 

Prior to attending law school, Nick majored in computer science and worked as a software engineer, focusing on full-stack development and user experience design.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022District of Columbia


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2021

    Vanderbilt Medal for Outstanding Contribution to the School of Law

    National Moot Court Competition Award

    Best Speaker and Quarterfinalist, Kurth

    Moot Court National Championship, 2021

    Semifinalist, MLK Jr. National Civil Rights Trial Competition, 2020

    Best Overall Advocate and Semifinalist

    Georgetown Trial Advocacy White Collar Crime Invitational, 2019

    Champion, PJJ National Civil Rights Trial Competition, 2018

    Champion, NYU School of Law Trial Advocacy Society Closing Competition, 2018

    Editor and 3L Competitor, Moot Court Board

    Teaching Assistant, Legislation and the Regulatory State, Prof. Roderick Hills

    Communications Chair, Latinx Law Students Association

    President, Trial Advocacy Society

  • Tufts UniversityB.S.C.S., Computer Sciencecum laude2015

    All-American, All-National, and All-Regional Outstanding Attorney, American Mock Trial Association

    5th Place, National Championship Tournament 2020, American Mock Trial Association

    Co-President, Tufts Mock Trial

    Teaching Assistant, Computer Science