As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Charges™ team and based in New York, Nicole Cuda Pérez is responsible for handling charges from investigation to conclusion. She works on client-dedicated service teams, specializing in handling administrative agency charges. She investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, she defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.

Previously, Nicole practiced labor and employment law in various industries including public sector, entertainment, healthcare, education, transportation, construction, and communications. She has represented clients in federal and New York State courts, administrative proceedings, and arbitration hearings. 


Professional & Community Affiliations

Program/Committee Co-Chair

Labor and Employment Law Section’s Development of the Law Under the NLRA

American Bar Association



Member Services Committee

American Bar Association



Membership Development Committee

American Bar Association



Named, Honorary Life Member

New York State PTA


Books & Book Chapters

  • Associate and Chapter Editor, The Developing Labor Law, Bloomberg BNA, 2005-present

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, Update from the General Counsel’s Office

ABA Labor and Employment Conference

November 2018

Panelist, Ethics Issue: Attorney Misconduct on Social Media

Cornell University ILR School Labor and Employment Law Program/NLRB Regions 2 & 29 The Legacy of the Obama Board Conference

October 2016

Panelist, NLRB Update

ABA Labor and Employment Conference

November 2015

Panelist, The Practical and Ethical Problems for Unions and Employers Confronting Alternative Forms of Representation: Work Councils, Members-Only Bargaining and Beyond

ABA Labor and Employment Law Section Committee meeting on the Development of the law under the National Labor Relations Act

March 2015


  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 2000
  • B.S., Cornell University, 1997with Honors

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York