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Nicholas  Pedersen



University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • cum laude
  • Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project, student attorney; International Transactions Clinic, student attorney
University of Michigan, B.A.
  • International Studies with an emphasis in Business & Spanish
  • Chancellor's Scholarship; Honors Scholar-International Studies; Spanish Honors Award; James B. Angell Scholar
  • Study abroad session at the Institute of Spanish Studies in Valencia, Spain


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Nick Pedersen is a corporate attorney focusing his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities transactions, and general corporate matters. 

  • Represents private equity funds and both publicly and privately held companies
  • Advises clients on complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating strategic and leveraged acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, recapitalizations and restructurings, and general corporate counseling and compliance
  • Represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including automotive, casino and gaming, consumer products, digital media, professional and financial services, manufacturing, retail, and technology


Representative Matters

  • Advised private equity fund in merger of portfolio companies in the dental practices industry
  • Represented private equity fund in minority investment of snack manufacturer and distributor
  • Advised private equity fund in negotiation of restaurant joint venture
  • Assisted in $330,000,000 sale of e-commerce retailer
  • Assisted in the sale of a chemical manufacturing company
  • Aided in a stock acquisition of a precision manufacturing company
  • Assisted in a stock acquisition of a specialty packaging company
  • Aided in the acquisition of a company in the fire code and life safety consulting industry by a private equity fund client
  • Assisted with an acquisition by a private equity fund client of a company in the finance industry
  • Assisted in an asset acquisition by private equity client of a premium coffee manufacturer
  • Aided in a stock acquisition by privately held pharmacy of multiple specialty pharmacies
  • Participated in financing of privately held casino
  • Assisted in the initial public offering of a company that provides cloud computing platforms
  • Represented real estate development group in formation matters and securities offerings
  • Assisted in acquisition of multiple real estate brokerage franchises
  • Aided in asset acquisition of specialty pins, fasteners, and rivets manufacturer
  • Assisted in acquisition of fiber optics and data solutions provider

Prior Experience

  • Bodman PLC, Banking Legal Clerk, 2009


  • Spanish



Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2017-2021

Professional & Community Involvement

State Bar of Michigan, 2013-present

  • Young Lawyers Section

University of Michigan Law School, Alumni-Student Mentoring Program

TutorMate, Volunteer


Legal Aid and Defender Association, 2013-2016

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