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Nicole B. Coates

Nicole B. Coates joined the firm as an associate in 2018. Prior to joining Silver Golub & Teitell, she worked at several other prominent law firms in Connecticut where she practiced in the areas of medical malpractice, serious personal injury and employment litigation.

Ms. Coates takes great satisfaction in representing the seriously injured, their families and other people who have suffered through no fault of their own. Ms. Coates’ practice is focused mainly in the areas of medical malpractice, negligence, tort and personal injury law. In additional to catastrophic personal injury, Mr. Coates’ practice includes representing the victims of crimes, including those who are recent victims of child sexual abuse and adult survivors of sexual assault.

Ms. Coates is humbled to be able to represent individuals who often come to her at one of the most difficult times in their lives. She is devoted to helping her clients obtain justice and secure full and fair compensation for the harm they have suffered. As an understanding attorney for her clients, Ms. Coates’ commitment to help people shines through her dedicated work.

Consistent with her goals of obtaining justice for her clients and making a positive impact in the community, Ms. Coates is a member of the American Association for Justice, The National Crime Victim Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the Fairfield County Bar Association, where she has just been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Since 2018, Ms. Coates has been recognized for her exceptional litigation work as a Connecticut Super Lawyers* “Rising Star.

Contact Details

Phone: (203) 325-4491
Email: Nicole Coates
Fax: (203) 325-3769


Areas of Practice

  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Negligent Security Cases
  • Civil Claims of Crime Victims

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut


  • The University of Connecticut School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • The University of Connecticut, Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Genetic Sciences, Concentration in Cytogenetics
  • Member and Alumni Affairs Editor, Connecticut Law Review
  • Justice, Starr Chapter of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as “One to Watch” in Best Lawyers in America® (Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions — Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law — Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs), 2023*
  • Appointed to the Fairfield County Bar Association Board of Directors, 2021
  • Appointed to the Young Lawyers Council of The National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2020
  • Recognized as a Connecticut Super Lawyers* “Rising Star” since 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association

Presentations and Lectures

  • Co-Chair, Child Sexual Abuse Seminar, National Crime Victim Bar Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 5, 2021
  • “Protecting the Privacy Rights of Child Sexual Abuse Victims,” Presenter, National Crime Victim Bar Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 5, 2021

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