Nicholas became Of Counsel to the firm in 2014, where his practice centers on representing individuals, businesses and financial institutions in corporate transactions, real estate and secured lending, creditor’s rights and bankruptcy matters, landlord/tenant law, and commercial law and litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Nicholas practiced with firms in Eastern and Western Massachusetts, including with the Springfield office of a large, regional Boston-based defense firm.  His experience includes counsel in asset and stock sales, real estate conveyance and leasing, secured financing, and business contracts and agreements.  For example, Nicholas recently represented a local manufacturer in two separate successful multi-million dollar corporate acquisitions, including refinancing of existing debt.  He has also practiced extensively in bankruptcy court, including Chapter 7and 13 petitions, automatic stay relief, recovery of preferential payments, avoidance of fraudulent transfers, and objections to discharge of debt. Nicholas also has broad expertise providing representation in matters including loan workouts, forbearance and modification, landlord/tenant issues, commercial collections, and civil litigation, including the defense of professional malpractice and tort claims in state, federal and appellate courts.

Nicholas is a Brooklyn, New York native with deep family roots in Western Massachusetts. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin/Madison, and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Rhode Island (inactive) and before the U.S. Tax Court.