Nick counsels a diverse array of clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in preparing and negotiating technology and intellectual property agreements, including cloud computing, IoT, artificial intelligence, blockchain, fintech, and other new and emerging products and services. Clients look to him for help in bringing new products and services to market and best positioning them to operate in ever-evolving local and international marketplaces. In connection with this practice, Nick routinely assists clients with strategic mergers and acquisitions.

In addition, Nick also practices in the areas of privacy, cybersecurity and information management. He has worked with clients to develop and implement privacy and data security programs to ensure compliance with regulations, litigation trends, and laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and E.U. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

Prior to joining Taft, Nick worked in-house with an international data broker and was an international business analyst and project manager prior to entering the legal profession. He regularly draws on his past professional experience to help advise clients.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (2016)

    cum laude

  • Wabash College (2004)

    Bachelor of Arts


  • State - Illinois

Speeches and Publications

  • Co-author, “Top 5 Ways Software Vendors Try to Mislead You,” The Illinois Manufacturer Q1 2023 (with Jillian Cole and Marcus Harris).

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • International Technology Law Association

    FinTech Committee