Type: News
Date: 05/19/2021

Business Attorney Nicole Hittner Joins Taft

Taft Law is pleased to welcome Nicole Hittner to its Minneapolis office as a partner focusing her practice on business law.

Hittner brings in-depth experience in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures to the firm. She also has a unique background as a certified public accountant, working with a Big Four public accounting firm prior to entering the legal field.

“Nicole is a very skilled and versatile lawyer who has demonstrated success serving clients on a wide array of complex business matters,” said Justin Weinberg, partner-in-charge of the Taft Minneapolis office. “She is a terrific addition to our business group. We are thrilled to welcome her to the firm as part of our continued effort to expand our capabilities and introduce top talent to Taft.” 

Hittner counsels private equity firms and other businesses on deal documents, negotiating strategies, and day-to-day operations. She assists both buyers and sellers in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, food, health care, events, and hospitality. She also serves as outside counsel to various private equity portfolio companies and provides ongoing advice with respect to contract drafting, negotiation, and general business matters.

“I am excited to join a firm that has such a strong commitment to teamwork and dedication to the advancement of all its members. Taft’s focus on gender equity, diversity, and inclusion is especially attractive. The firm has an excellent reputation, locally and nationally, for its breadth of capabilities and its commitment to community, and I am honored to be joining Taft’s premier transactional practice,” said Hittner.

Taft Minneapolis attorneys offer full-service legal counsel for the Twin Cities and beyond, serving a range of industries, including banking and finance, food, energy, manufacturing, health care, sports and stadiums, and many more. The Minneapolis office recently completed a full renovation, creating a modern and collaborative environment for attorneys and staff as its employee count continues to rapidly grow. 

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