LimNexus LLP is pleased to announce that Nicholas J. Begakis has joined the firm’s trial team as a partner. Mr. Begakis is an experienced trial lawyer, having practiced at Paul Hasting LLP for nearly 9 years, litigating and trying a wide range of cases including contract disputes, consumer class actions, business torts, products liability, environmental, real estate and white collar matters. Most recently, Mr. Begakis handled the trial and retrial of a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy related to the highly publicized federal investigation using an FBI informant within the Los Angeles County Jail System. Mr. Begakis regularly represented a major utility company in lawsuits related to pipeline explosions and overvoltage conditions.
Mr. Begakis is an Order of the Coif 2007 graduate of University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles. He was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2015 and 2016, and he received The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California Humanitarian Award for pro bono service representing a putative class action of immigrants challenging the conditions at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Los Angeles.
Mr. Begakis’s extensive trial and litigation experience will enhance LimNexus’s already strong trial practice.