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A. Nicole Phillips Selected as Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women of Distinction Honoree

October 6, 2020


Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that A. Nicole Phillips has been selected as a 2020 Philadelphia Business Journal Women of Distinction Honoree. She will be honored during the virtual 2020 Women of Distinction Awards on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

The Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women of Distinction Awards honors women in the business community who are blazing a trail in their business, are respected for accomplishments within their industries, give back to the community, and are sought out as respected advisors and mentors within their field of influence.

Phillips is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice group. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, white collar crime and government investigations.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Phillips served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where her cases included large-scale drug trafficking conspiracies, public corruption, tax and bank fraud conspiracies, and Hobbs Act robbery. Phillips was a member of the Office’s hiring committee and co-chair of the summer intern program.

Phillips began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted hundreds of cases including robberies, burglaries, attempted murders, sexual assault and domestic violence cases before the Municipal and Common Pleas Courts of Philadelphia. She also served in the Appellate Division, where she prepared letter briefs to the Pennsylvania Superior Court in response to direct appeals and post-conviction relief appeals and argued before the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

Phillips received her J.D. degree from the Northeastern University and her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Spelman College.

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