Nicholas O. McCann (206) 607-4122
Civil & Commercial Litigation  

Nick McCann joined Carney Badley Spellman in 2018. His practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Nick worked in the Chicago office of a national law firm. There, Nick handled civil and commercial cases of varying types and complexities, managed every aspect of civil litigation in state and federal courts from the inception of a case through trial, and was highly active in professional associations.


  • JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, cum laude, 2010
  • BA, University of Colorado, Political Science, 2007

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State of Washington
  • State of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Professional Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Transportation Law Professionals, Past Member
  • Transportation and Logistics Council, Past Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Past Co-Chair of the Legal & Regulatory Compliance Committee
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Past Co-Chair of the Public Outreach Committee for the Wills for Heroes Program
  • Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, Young Professionals Board, Past Member

Publications and Presentations

  • Skillfully Using the Business Records Exception to the Hearsay Rule, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar, May 26, 2016
  • The “Seller’s Exception” Defense to Product Liability Actions, 103 Ill. Bar J. 40 (2015)
  • Tips for Authenticating Social Media Evidence, 100 Bar J. 481 (2012)
  • Federal Law Enforcement in the Home Mortgage Lending Market Enhanced by the “Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009,” 22 Loy. Consumer L. Rev. 354 (2010)