Nicolas Orihuela is the principal of Orihuela Law Firm, PC
Nick is a graduate of Loyola Law School where he was a Staff Writer and an Articles Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, was the President of La Raza Law Student Association in his second year and the Community Relations Chair in his last year, and where he received the Dean’s Service Award. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Loyola Marymount University having graduated cum laude and with highest honors in the Economics Department.
Prior to founding Orihuela Law Firm P.C., he was a partner at the plaintiff side employment law firm of Hurwitz, Orihuela & Hayes, LLP and an associate at a prestigious business litigation downtown Los Angeles law firm. Nick has extensive experience in state and federal courts, having represented clients in multiple counties in California.
Nick has tried multiple employment cases and handled arbitrations through a final hearing. In his 20+ years of practice, he has helped recover millions of dollars for his clients through verdicts and settlements. His trials and arbitration hearings include: Lindo v. Chipotle Mexican Grill Service; Sivertson v. Remedial Civil Constructors; Godinez v. Leba, Inc.; Rodriguez v. Taylor’s Prime Steaks; and Ruiz v. MS Aerospace.
When Nick is not busy with trial, depositions or arguing motions in court, he enjoys travelling around the world. His favorite destinations are Israel, Uruguay, Italy, and Japan. He is also an avid Los Angeles Dodgers fan and loves cycling. Nick is fluent in Spanish.
He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Mexican American Bar Association (MABA), and Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA).