Nancy Nicole "Nici" Workman

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.8368
Fax 614.719.4852

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Nici is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and co-chair of the firm’s finance practice. Her practice focuses on commercial and structured finance matters, representing national and regional banks and public company and other large corporate borrowers in a wide range of financing transactions including syndicated and multi-currency credit facilities, asset-based lending facilities, acquisition financings, mezzanine financings, mortgage warehousing facilities, and securitizations.

In addition, Nici regularly represents financial institutions and corporate end-users, including public companies, energy companies, manufacturing companies and retailers, in connection with derivative transactions under the ISDA Master Agreement and its related suite of documents, including drafting and negotiating related Schedules and Credit Support Annexes, and related regulatory matters under Title VII of Dodd-Frank, including the negotiation of Futures and Options Agreements and Cleared Derivatives Transactions Addenda with FCMs in connection with mandatory derivatives clearing under Dodd-Frank.

Nici is also a key member of the core Vorys team monitoring and analyzing developments in, and advising clients on, the evolving legal landscape surrounding the transition from LIBOR to alternative risk free rates.

Nici has also represented numerous retail clients of the firm in connection with commercial transactions and related agreements, including credit facilities, derivatives transactions, synthetic lease transactions, distribution agreements, equipment leases and other general commercial matters.

Nici has been recognized multiple times on the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for banking and finance law.

In addition to her legal practice, Nici is the chair of the Vorys Women's Network and an active member of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and, in 2019, was one of only 15 attorneys nationally to be included on the shortlist for the Chambers Gender Diversity Lawyer of the Year award. 

Career highlights include:

Nici received her J.D. cum laude from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board, and her B.A. in Economics summa cum laude from Capital University.

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