Skip to Main Content
Services Talent Knowledge
Site Search





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

Representative Experience

  • Represents landlords of 83 stores in GNC Holdings, Inc. bankruptcy cases.
  • Represents landlords of 143 stores in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. bankruptcy cases.

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, 2011–2024; Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2011–2024
  • 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


EPA Lists Two New "Forever Chemicals" Under CERCLA


NYS Governor Hochul Announces Final RFP for New Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics


The Second Department Affirms Successful Storm in Progress Defense of Slip and Fall Case


The New York FY 2025 Budget – CDPAP FIs Under Threat


Website Accessibility Lawsuits: Several "Tester" Plaintiffs—Anderson, Beauchamp, Murray, Angeles, Monegro, and Bullock—Targeting Businesses in Recent Flurry of Lawsuits


Updated Bulletin on Tracking Technologies in the Health Care Industry

We're Growing in DC!

We’re excited to announce Barclay Damon’s combination with Washington DC–based Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram. SLS’s 10 lawyers, three paralegals, and four administrative staff will join Barclay Damon while maintaining their current office in DC’s central business district. Our clients will benefit from SLS’s corporate, real estate, finance, and construction litigation experience and national energy-industry profile, and their clients from our full range of services.

Read More

This site uses cookies to give you the best experience possible on our site and in some cases direct advertisements to you based upon your use of our site.

By clicking [I agree], you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For information on what cookies we use and how to manage our use of cookies, please visit our Privacy Statement.

I AgreeOpt-Out