Nicholas Malito Plays a Prominent Role at the Fifth Annual Belfast International HomecomingOn November 30, 2018 by Schnader in News
Nicholas B. Malito, Counsel at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, played a prominent role at the Fifth Annual Belfast International Homecoming on November 28 to 30 in Belfast, Ireland. Delegates at the Homecoming from countries such as the U.S., Spain and Scotland, helped to shape discussions on progressing economic prosperity while forging relationships and making pledges that will translate into solid actions. The major themes for the three days of discussions involved entrepreneurialism and using smart talent, regeneration and boosting tourism.
Malito served as a lead conference moderator throughout the program. He was also honored as an inaugural recipient of The Belfast Homecoming Ambassador Medal, recognizing him as “an outstanding individual who is helping to build Belfast by building international bridges to the diaspora.”
Malito primarily represents national and regional clients in commercial leasing and retail property development, from the inception of lease negotiations to retail store launch. Malito also represents clients in matters in federal and state courts, administrative hearings, and arbitration proceedings. His broad civil litigation experience includes prosecuting and defending appeals, business torts, intellectual property disputes, claims for breach of contract, real estate disputes, bankruptcy avoidance actions, and claims for employment discrimination.
Malito is currently President of the Irish Business Organization of New York – a nonprofit business networking organization, which seeks to promote, foster, and advance the business interests of Irish and Irish-American businesses and individuals. He was named to the Irish Rising Stars list by the Irish Legal 100 (2017), and also named to the Irish Top 40 Under 40 (2016) and received the Irish-American Small Business Excellence Award (2014), both awarded by the Irish Echo newspaper. Malito has also been an Honorary Co-Chair and participant in the New York New Belfast Conference (2017 & 2018), as well as an Honorary Co-Chair of the St. Patrick’s Day Foundation Golf Classic (2017 & 2018). He recently joined the Advisory Board for the Bronx Irish American History Project at Fordham University.