Estate and Business Planning
University of Michigan School of Law, J.D. (2006) (cum laude)
University of Michigan, B.A. (2003) (Phi Beta Kappa)
Nick is a partner who focuses his practice on estate planning, business succession planning, and estate and trust administration, as well as business transactional work. Prior to joining Hershner Hunter in 2011, he worked in private practice at a national law firm in Chicago and Portland.
Nick works with individuals and families to develop comprehensive estate plans that achieve their goals and needs. He also advises businesses on creation of new entities, succession planning to transition ownership and management, business transactions (including business loans, asset acquisitions and sales of companies), and general corporate governance issues. His background includes basic and complex commercial lending and corporate matters. During his practice, Nick has represented clients of all sizes, including publicly-traded companies, non-profit entities, privately-held family businesses and individuals. This work has provided a sturdy foundation for understanding and achieving complex objectives of both business and family clients.
Beyond Nick’s work in private practice, he has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Oregon School of Law, is on the board of the Eugene-Springfield Tax Association and a member of the Eugene Estate Planning Council. He regularly presents and writes on a variety of estate planning topics.
Nick grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and was pleased to make another college town his new home when his wife Liz (a native of Eugene) began work at the University of Oregon School of Law. Outside of the office, Nick enjoys sports of all varieties, including running and skiing.