Brian M. Nichilo

Brian M. Nichilo


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4248    Fax: 215.981.4750

Brian M. Nichilo is an associate in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Nichilo focuses his practice in the areas of white collar defense and internal corporate investigations.

Prior to joining Pepper, from 2003 to 2012, Mr. Nichilo was a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Mr. Nichilo was assigned to the Philadelphia office, where he mainly conducted investigations of public corruption involving state and local government officials, and assisted the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in the prosecution of numerous fraud and corruption cases.

Mr. Nichilo is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant (inactive status). From 1999 to 2003, he worked as a financial statement auditor. Prior to joining the FBI, he was with the Chicago office of Deloitte LLP, focusing primarily on financial statement audits of government entities.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Temple University Beasley School of Law, member, Order of the Coif; note/comment editor, Temple Law Review
  • B.S., Accounting, with honors, University of Illinois

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey


  • Hon. Joel H. Slomsky: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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