Nicholas G. Felahi is an Associate in Lozano Smith's San Diego office. Mr. Felahi's practice focuses on special education/student issues, litigation, work place investigations, and facilities and business matters.
Mr. Felahi assists school district clients with special education matters relating to IEP meetings, mediations, and due process hearings. He also advises district clients to ensure compliance with Section 504 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Mr. Felahi serves school district clients in all phases of litigation, with a focus on contract related disputes. He is experienced in contract review, and provides advice to clients relating to various types of business agreements. He also regularly conducts work place investigations.
Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Mr. Felahi assisted clients in a variety of litigation matters, including contract disputes, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, and anti-SLAPP motion practice. In addition, he engaged in alternative dispute resolution and settlement negotiations on behalf of his clients.
Mr. Felahi earned his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. During law school, he participated in the McLennon Moot Court Competition. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and History (cum laude) from the University of New Hampshire. Mr. Felahi has received certification through ATIXA as a participant in Level 1 and Level 3 ATIXA Civil Rights Investigator Trainings.