Nishma Patel

Nishma’s practice focuses on civil litigation disputes in state and federal court. Prior to joining McGuire Wood & Bissette, Nishma served as a felony prosecutor and tried hundreds of cases to verdict. As an experienced trial attorney, Nishma provides responsive, practical advice and assists clients in resolving their disputes through negotiation, mediation, and litigation. In addition to her courtroom advocacy, Nishma helps clients navigate the complex federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting their businesses. Prior to becoming an attorney, Nishma spent seven years with a pharmaceutical company helping to maintain their intellectual property and ensure audit compliance.

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Contact Information

Office: 828-254-8800

48 Patton Ave.
P.O. Box 3180
Asheville, NC 28802-3180

Community Involvement

Young Professionals of Asheville - A Program of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce

Wake County Bar Association, Social Chair 2019-2021



North Carolina (2016)

Buncombe County Bar

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (2021)



University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2016)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.S., 2013)



The Order of the Barristers (2016)