Taft Minneapolis partner Nicole Hittner was recently a panelist for the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal‘s Table of Experts: Women in Law. Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal hosts quarterly Table of Experts discussions featuring new topics each session. These discussions allow panelists to offer insight and share industry knowledge and experiences. This month’s Table of Experts topic focuses on women in the legal profession.
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Nicole is a partner at Taft where she focuses her practice on mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures for her clients. She also provides ongoing counseling to companies on complex legal matters and strategies. Nicole has the unique ability to provide perspective, incisive problem-solving, and practical advice with a strong business lens. Her experience as a CPA prior to entering the legal field adds a skill set her clients appreciate.
Nicole counsels private equity firms and other businesses on deal documents, negotiating strategies, and navigating day-to-day operations. She assists buyers and sellers in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, food, health care, events, and hospitality. Nicole serves as outside counsel to various private equity portfolio companies and provides ongoing advice with respect to contract drafting, negotiation, and general business matters. She also has experience representing management groups in connection with their investments and enjoys being a value-added part of the team.