Attorneys

Experience

Nicole Pope is an associate in the Savannah office who practices in the areas of information technology law and intellectual property law. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Savannah Bar Association.

Her practice focuses on privacy and data security, as well as technology transactions such as outsourcing and software licensing, with knowledge in the health care industry. She also advises clients on managing their intellectual property, including filing and pursuing trademarks and copyrights.

Nicole, originally from Columbus, Georgia, earned her B.A. in Political Science from Georgia Southern University in 2012 and her J.D. from the University of Georgia in 2015. During law school, she served as the executive editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and was active in the Student Bar Association, Women’s Law Student Association, and Phi Alpha Delta.

Nicole’s work experience prior to HunterMaclean includes an externship at the Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia and mediating cases in the Athens/Clarke County Magistrate Court. She participated in HunterMaclean’s summer associate program in 2014.

Her involvement in the legal community includes serving as president of the Savannah Chapter of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL). She is also a member of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Savannah Bar Association, the International Technology Law Association, and the State Bar of Georgia YLD Leadership Academy Class of 2019.

Nicole is on the Emerging Leaders Committee of the Savannah Community Foundation. Additionally, she has served on the board of Urban Hope, an organization committed to the education and advancement of underprivileged children in Savannah.

Recognition

Savannah Magazine New Guard: 2018

Savannah Magazine recognized Nicole Pope as one of twenty-one honorees for its 2018 New Guard, “the next generation of entrepreneurs, business leaders, and innovators who dream and dare to make our city better, day by day.” A cocktail reception to celebrate the award recipients took place on November 28, 2018.

Publications & Presentations

Publications

GDPR: What U.S. Companies Need to Know

Think you don’t need to comply with the new European Union General Data Protection Regulations now in effect? Think again. Diana McKenzie and Nicole Pope explain how the new GDPR rules could seriously impact U.S. businesses in this article for Savannah Morning News.

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Cybersecurity Basics for Board of Directors

This article by Diana McKenzie and Nicole Pope discusses some of the practical steps a responsible board of any size company should take to reduce cybersecurity risks.

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News

Savannah CEO: Growth Year for HunterMaclean

HunterMaclean had an unusual number of awards, events, and attorney announcements in 2015, particularly as the year wrapped up. Savannah CEO interviewed the firm’s managing partner, Frank Macgill, to find out more.

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