Nick is a partner in the Vorys Cleveland office and a member of the finance, energy and real estate group.

He is a corporate attorney whose practice focuses on commercial finance and real estate matters.

Nick regularly represents lenders and borrowers in a wide range of secured and unsecured financing transactions, including syndicated and single bank asset-based facilities, commercial loans, subordinated debt financings, commercial real estate loans, and workouts and restructurings.  Nick also represents public and private companies in real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions and development.  In addition to his finance and real estate practices, Nick acts as general outside counsel to several privately held companies located in Northeast Ohio.

Career highlights include:

  • Representing various state, regional and national banks in construction loans and terms loans involving hundreds of millions of dollars on a variety of real estate types, including multi-family, industrial, office and mixed-use developments
  • Representing a publicly traded company in refinancing its Term Loan B and asset based loan facilities for aggregate commitments of over $1 billion
  • Representing private and public companies in real estate acquisitions and dispositions totaling more than $500 million
  • Representing a national bank in completing construction financing for an office project in conjunction with various economic development incentives, including TIF financing, Federal and State Historic Tax Credits, and a Historic Preservation Easement
  • Representing a publicly traded company in the acquisition and development of its corporate headquarters

Nick is an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth and ICSC.

Nick received his J.D. cum laude from the College of William and Mary Law School, where he was a member of the William and Mary Law Review.  He received his B.A. with distinction from the University of Michigan.  

Prior to joining Vorys, Nick worked for a real estate development and construction company in Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan.

Honors & Recognitions

Crain's Cleveland, Forty Under 40, 2023

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Banking and Finance Law, 2021-2024; Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2021-2024; Real Estate Law, 2021-2024

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Securities & Corporate Finance, 2022-2024

Professional & Community Activities

Association for Corporate Growth – Cleveland Chapter, Board Member and Assistant Chair of the Programming Committee

Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity – Board Member

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) – Member

Contemporary Youth Orchestra, Former Board Member and Executive Committee Member (Secretary)

News & Insights



College of William and Mary Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2014

William and Mary Law Review, Member

University of Michigan, B.A., 2010, with Distinction

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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