Nicholas J. Ajello

P: 312.422.5719
F: 312.345.9860

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Attorney Profile

Nicholas J. Ajello joined Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP as an associate in 2019. He concentrates his practice in construction litigation, aerospace litigation, products liability, and premises liability.

Prior to joining Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP, Nicholas defended insurers and insureds in construction negligence, products liability, commercial trucking, and premises cases in both Chicago and New York. He has successfully litigated a wide variety of matters from inception through trial.

Nicholas obtained a B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University in 2010, where he was a four year member of the men's varsity lacrosse team. He earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2015. In law school, Nicholas served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Lorna G. Schofield on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Nicholas was awarded the Richardson Scholarship and Dean's Merit Scholarship, and was named the Notes and Comments Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review.


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2015, Notes and Comments Editor, Brooklyn Law Review
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., Economics, 2010

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois