Nicole Ong Colyer has been appointed by Governor Doug Ducey as Deputy General Counsel. Ong Colyer has served as General Counsel for the Arizona Department of Administration since November 2015.
Prior to working for the state, Ong Colyer was a transactional attorney at DLA Piper, an international law firm, where she handled real estate transactions all across the country. Prior to that, she was an attorney at Snell & Wilmer, a Phoenix-based law firm. While her practice at Snell and Wilmer was concentrated in transactional work, she also practiced in a variety of commercial litigation matters.
Ong Colyer also clerked for Judge Stephen M. McNamee at the United States District Court in the District of Arizona.
Ong Colyer received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from the University of San Francisco in 2005. She received her law degree from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2008.