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Nic’s practice encompasses bankruptcy, real estate, leasing, finance, and general corporate matters. He appears in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States in high-profile cases on behalf of financial institutions, landlords, general creditors, and interested parties. Nic also represents clients in commercial lease and real estate transactions, loan agreements, and development and redevelopment projects. Nic's practice also includes issuing “non-consolidation” and “true sale” opinions and structuring loan transactions to meet true sale requirements. 

Nic provides general counsel to companies operating in Connecticut and to clients in the shopping center industry nationwide. He has extensive experience with all aspects of shopping center operations, such as lease defaults, common area charges, development, security, public access, reciprocal easement agreements, co-tenancy issues, real estate taxes, and premises liability.

In addition to his own practice, Nic serves as a member of the firm's Marketing Committee.

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • International Council of Shopping Centers

Prior Experience

  • LeClairRyan
  • Tyler Cooper

Judicial Clerkships

  • US Bankruptcy Court, Judge Alan Shiff

Selected Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2011–2023
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Connecticut: Bankruptcy – Business, Real Estate, and Securities & Corporate Finance, 2009–2010 and 2013–2018

Selected Media

Selected Alerts & Blog Posts

Selected Publications

Featured Media


US Supreme Court Shrinks Federal Authority Under the Clean Water Act


Supreme Court Strikes Down Taxing Authorities' Right to Retain Surplus Monies in "Strict Foreclosures"


Appellate Division, Third Department, Denies Appeal and Upholds Office of Renewable Energy Siting Regulations


NYS Public Service Commission Formally Initiates Proceeding to Establish What Constitutes "Zero Emission" Under the CLCPA


NYS Appellate Court Dismisses Common Law Claims Against Contractor for Injuries Sustained by "Special Employee"


Child Victim Act Complaint Dismissed for Failure to Sufficiently Allege Special Duty

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