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Law Clerk

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(408) 800-6174


Rick Bernardi is a Law Clerk at Nichani Law Firm, where he provides litigation support to the business litigation team while preparing to sit for the California Bar.

Rick is a native of Silicon Valley, California, and a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Before law school, Rick worked at his family’s Silicon Valley company, which supplied semiconductor manufacturing equipment to some of the most prominent semiconductor manufacturers in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

As a law student, Rick participated in an American Bar Association law school exchange program with the University of Niš Faculty of Law, in Niš, Serbia. More recently, before joining the business litigation team here at Nichani Law Firm, Rick lived and worked remotely for several years in Bangkok, Thailand.  

Having studied, lived in, worked, and traveled throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, Rick has gained invaluable immersive cultural experiences and understanding of a variety of diverse perspectives, which he brings to the Silicon Valley business litigation practice at Nichani Law Firm.


J.D., Lewis and Clark Law School

B.A., Humanities, New College of California

Professional Associations and Memberships

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Silicon Valley IP Law Association


Bicycling & The Law, VeloPress, 2007



Nichani Law Firm is a boutique Silicon Valley business and commercial litigation law firm, providing legal representation with a commitment to exceptional service, high-caliber solutions, and a deep focus on Business and Commercial LitigationBusiness Bankruptcy, Creditor Rights and White Collar Criminal Defense. In every dispute, whether large or small, simple or complex, we will provide representation custom-tailored to meet your objectives. As your representative, we will zealously advocate your position, whether in an Alternative Dispute Resolution process, or at trial. Nichani Law Firm has successfully represented a variety of businesses throughout Silicon Valley and the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. We also serve as local counsel in Silicon Valley and the Greater San Francisco Bay Area for out-of-state attorneys and out-of-area companies, whether based in another region of California, another state, or another country—with business interests in Silicon Valley and the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

For a consultation, contact Nichani Law Firm.

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