Vedder Price

Nicholas W. Dugdale

Associate

Nicholas W. Dugdale is an Associate in the San Francisco office of Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Global Transportation Finance team.

Mr. Dugdale focuses his practice on secured lending and asset-based finance transactions, with a focus on commercial and business aircraft, vessels, and general equipment finance. He represents clients from the maritime and aviation industries including lenders and borrowers, lessors and lessees, and equity investors engaged in a range of sale, lease, and financing transactions involving transportation assets.

While in law school, Mr. Dugdale served as Articles Editor for the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, externed at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of General Counsel, and helped to bring the Olympic Games to Los Angeles as an intern at the LA 2024 Bid Committee. He also received the Ralph & Shirley Shapiro Scholarship in Environmental Law and the Masin Family Award for Academic Excellence. Prior to law school, Mr. Dugdale worked at a leading maritime law firm and as a research assistant to Professor Francis Fukuyama at the Stanford Center on Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law, where he conducted research for the book Political Order and Political Decay. He is also a competitive sailor, and represented Stanford University as helmsman on the varsity sailing team.

Nicholas W. Dugdale

Associate

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 2018
  • University of Southampton, M.Phil, 2017
  • Stanford University, M.A., 2013
  • Stanford University, B.A., 2012

Nicholas W. Dugdale

Associate

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2018