Nicolas Abbattista

Associate, Miami



Nick Abbattista is an associate in White & Case's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice.  He has experience representing debtors, creditors, and other parties in interest in chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts.

Prior to joining White & Case, Nick served as law clerk to the Honorable Roberta A. Colton, Bankruptcy Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Bars and Courts
Florida State Bar
Vanderbilt University Law School
University of Miami


EXCO Resources, Inc.
Representation of LSP Investment Advisors, LLC in the chapter 11 case of EXCO Resources, Inc., an oil and gas company

Claire's Stores, Inc.
Representation of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the chapter 11 case of Claire's Stores, Inc., a global specialty retailer of jewelry and accessories

Energy Future Holdings Corp.
Representation of Sempra Energy in its acquisition of Energy Future Holdings Corp., the indirect owner of 80% of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC

Awards and Recognition

Invited to speak by the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal at the 2017 induction ceremony after receiving a high score on the Florida Bar Exam.