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Michael Nicholson

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Michael Nicholson



212-952-5000 (Work)
914-406-0665 (Mobile)
48 Wall Street, Floor 17
New York, NY 10043

Michael Nicholson joined J.S. Held in January of 2016, following the firm’s acquisition of Wakelee Associates LLC. Michael manages a variety of complex insurance assignments including dispute resolution, loss during construction, catastrophe response, high-net worth private lines loss and mutli-location insurance claims.

On behalf of insurance clients throughout the United States, Michael has performed services including damage evaluation, project scheduling / delay analysis, construction cost audit, estimating and project monitoring. Michael also has extensive experience in appraisal and has acted as party appointed appraiser on several matters. Additionally, Michael has acted in a supporting role on many appraisal and litigation projects, with claimed values ranging from $25,000 to over $750 million.

Michael also has experience in non-insurance assignments, providing owner’s representative services to clients throughout the Northeast. Projects have included, among others, new construction, historical renovation, tenant fit-out, structural remediation and capital improvement. Project tasks have included project management, procurement, contract negotiation, project scheduling and cost control.