Nicholas Bellos is an associate in the Litigation Department. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2020 – 2021) and to the Honorable Jan E. DuBois of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2019 – 2020).

Nick earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was Managing Editor of The Regulatory Review and Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. He also served as Chair of the Penn Law Environmental Law Project and a volunteer with the Penn Law Pardon Project, and was a member of the Penn Law Inn of Court. He earned his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Carleton College. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a business analyst with Deloitte Consulting and as a high school history teacher.

Honors & Awards


Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law

Managing Editor, The Regulatory Review, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Penn Law Inn of Court, 2018 – 2019


Co-author, “Five Tips for Interstate Discovery Practice in State Courts,” The Legal Intelligencer, April 3, 2024

Professional Organizations

Philadelphia Bar Foundation Board Observer Program, Observer for the Niche Clinic