Oberheiden, Dr. Nick

5728 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy#250Dallas, TX 75240

Updated: 01/04/2017


Dr. Nick Oberheiden is the firm's Managing Principal. His practice areas are limited to U.S. constitutional law, federal criminal defense, government investigations, federal litigation, healthcare law, and cases involving non- U.S. citizens or foreign legal systems.

In civil cases, Dr. Oberheiden represents individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses in litigation matters across the United States. A great deal of these cases are healthcare related. For example, in Aegis...


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Frequent Case Types

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Practice Areas

  • Federal Criminal Litigation
  • Federal Criminal Defense

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Principal


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese


Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • World Association of Former United Nations Interns and Fellows (WAFUNIF)
  • Patron, American Foreign Law Association
  • American Historical Association (AHA)
  • Lawyers Without Borders (LWOB)
  • Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA)
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA)
  • Member of the Bar, New York State & Wasington D.C.
  • Member of the Bar, Southern & Eastern District of New York
  • Member of the Bar, United States Court of International Trade
  • Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP)
  • European Society of International Law (ESIL)
  • The German Academic International Network (GAIN)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft der Vereinten Nationen (DGVN)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Rechtsvergleichung
  • Gesellschaft Hamburger Juristen (GHJ)
  • Deutsch- Brasilianische Juristenvereinigung (DBJV)
  • Deutsch-Französische Juristenvereinigung (DFJV)
  • Düsseldorfer Institut für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik (DIAS)
  • New York State Bar (Member)
  • District of Columbia Bar (Member)


  • University of California at Davis School of Law, Davis, California, 2007
    Juris Doctor
  • University of Heidelberg School of Law, Heidelberg, Germany, 2010
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: U.S., German, and Brazilian constitutional law, Thesis
  • University of Heidelberg School of Law, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ph. D
    Honors: magna cum laude

Classes and Seminars

  • “Brazilian Perspectives on Article 38 ICJ-Statute: International Public Law Lecture with Professor George Galindo,” University of Brasília (UNB), Brazil.
  • “Litigating and Arbitrating International Disputes in the United States,” North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa.
  • “Civil Law and Common Law Approaches to International Disputes,” University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • “Should Foreign Law Be Relevant When Interpreting the Constitution?”, University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • “Human Rights in the Age of Constitutional Prioritizing: The U.S. Supreme Court Approach v. the German Constitutional Court,” University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • “Die Vertretung europäischer Mandanten in den USA: Herausforderungen und Chancen” [Representing European Clients in the U.S.: Challenges and Chances], Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.
  • “Traces of German Legal Philosophy in U.S. Law,“ German Practice Group at White & Case.
  • “IPR [International Conflicts of Law]- The American Way,” University of Bochum, Germany.
  • “Comparative Constitutional Workshop with Justice Stephen G. Breyer,” American Academy, Berlin, Germany.
  • “La pratique du droit des affaires internationales” [The Practice of International Law], University Aix-en-Provence, France.
  • “Advocating International Disputes from Different Cultural and Legal Backgrounds: The Rise of the Common Law,” Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena, Germany.
  • “Advocating International Disputes from Different Cultural and Legal Backgrounds: The Rise of the Common Law,” Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.
  • “Representing Foreign Clients in U.S. Litigation,” White & Case, Key Speaker at Firm’s Litigation Meeting, New York.
  • “Podiumsdiskussion: Studieren und Arbeiten im Anglo-Amerikanischen Ausland” [Panel Discussion: Studying and Working in Anglo-American Countries], Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.
  • “Spuren von deutschem Recht in den USA” [Traces of German Law in the United States], White & Case, German Practice Group, New York.
  • “Wie lassen sich ausländische Rechtsstreitigkeiten beilegen?” [How to Solve International Disputes], Lions Club, Oberhausen, Germany.
  • “Transitional Stages of Stare Decisis in Civil Law Countries,” University of São Paulo, Brazil.
  • “Foreign Precedents in U.S. Jurisprudence,” University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law, USA.
  • “The Historical Influence of German Law in Latin America and the Rise of European Law,” Linklaters, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • “Taking the New York or California Bar Exam as a Foreign Lawyer,” University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law, USA.
  • “In Dubio Pro Securitate? The European Experience with the Fair Trial Principle in Times of Terrorism,” International Law Society of Los Angeles, USA.

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5728 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy#250Dallas, TX 75240


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Office Hours

Monday to Thursday (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) Friday (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)


Representative Cases

  • Aegis Sciences Corporation v. Millennium Laboratories, Inc. Case 7:11-cv-00126-KKC-EBA

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