Nicholas Malito is counsel at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. He primarily represents national and regional clients in commercial leasing and retail property development. Nick also represents clients in matters in federal and state courts. His broad litigation experience includes prosecuting and defending appeals, business torts, breach of contract claims, real estate disputes, bankruptcy proceedings, and claims for discrimination. Nick is president of the Irish Business Organization of New York – a nonprofit business networking organization which seeks to promote, foster, and advance the business interests of Irish and Irish-American businesses and individuals. He was an inaugural recipient of the Belfast Ambassador Medal at the Belfast International Homecoming (2018). He was named to the Irish Rising Stars list by the Irish Legal 100 (2017), and also named to the Irish Top 40 Under 40 (2016), and received the Irish-American Small Business Excellence Award (2014), both awarded by the Irish Echo newspaper. Nick, who received his B.A. from Fordham University and his J.D. and LL.M. from St. John’s University School, traces his Irish ancestors to Clare, Kerry, and Longford.