Nick advises clients in the software-as-a-service, internet of things, information technology, health IT, clean energy and medical device industries and works with high-growth businesses in other industries. His clients include technology companies (of all stages), venture capital firms, angel investors, and large companies which implement complex technologies or make investments in technology companies.
Nick co-leads the firm's emerging companies and venture capital practice.
Technology and Entrepreneurial Experience
Nick spent six years as an executive in the software industry. He was part of the initial executive team and served as the vice president of corporate development and general counsel for Aprimo, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise marketing management software solutions. Nick helped Aprimo raise $32 million in venture capital financing, oversaw its legal matters, and was also involved in its business development and strategic alliances. Aprimo was acquired by Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) in January 2011 for $525 million. Nick also founded another technology company prior to resuming his legal practice.
Past Professional Experience
Nick began his legal career as a business lawyer at Barnes & Thornburg and was vice chair of its entrepreneurial services group. Prior to and while attending law school, he was a certified public accountant and worked at Crowe Chizek & Co, a leading public accounting firm, and Wood-Mizer Products, Inc., the worldwide leading manufacturer of portable sawmills.