Professional Experience

Nidal’s practice focuses in the areas of personal injury defense, insurance defense, medical malpractice as well as general litigation. Prior to joining Helsell Fetterman, Nidal worked as a criminal defense attorney and was staff counsel for two Fortune 500 Companies. He’s defended companies, insurers, homeowners, and has advised claims adjusters on best practices in Washington State. Additionally, Nidal has handled a wide variety of lawsuits ranging from third party car accidents to catastrophic injury litigation. He’s qualified to serve as an arbitrator in King, Pierce, Snohomish County, and has substantial jury trial experience. As first chair, Nidal has tried nearly 30 criminal and civil trials in multiple jurisdictions across Washington State.

Nidal was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He graduated from Bothell High School, earned his bachelor’s degree in public relations from Central Washington University, and attended Seattle University School of Law. When he’s not working, Nidal enjoys traveling with his wife, playing basketball in a Men’s league, coaching youth basketball, and hopelessly cheering on our beloved Seattle Mariners.

Professional Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Idaho State Bar Association
  • Snohomish County Bar Association
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (WDTL)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State Bar, 2016
  • Idaho State Bar, 2022
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington