Richard Nickels
Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
511 Union St., Ste. 1600
Nashville, TN 37219
Work Phone: (615)238-6328
Fax Phone: (615)687-2762
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Rick has more than 15 years of experience advising business owners, executives and entrepreneurs on transactional matters. From early stage funding and formation, to late-stage buyouts, Rick helps clients navigate their businesses through watershed periods. With his practice focusing on corporate restructures, acquisitions and divestitures, he often evaluates the tax implications of different forms of transactions including stock purchases, asset purchases, mergers and spin-offs. Dovetailing well with his deal practice, Rick regularly assists family-owned businesses implement appropriate succession plans and counsels individuals and families on estate planning matters, including ways to achieve philanthropic goals and minimize transfer taxes. Prior to law school, Rick worked in the asset management section of an upstart trust company outside of Chicago, Illinois. Rick is married to Nashville native, Amy Bess Nickels, and together they have three children, Matthew, Molly and Jack. They are active in church and community organizations, with a special interest in those associated with Brentwood Academy and St. Paul Christian Academy, where the children attend school. Rick enjoys running and, when time allows, fly fishing.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Cumberland School of Law, Samford
Year Licensed: 1995
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1995
Section Membership(s): Health Law Section, Estate Planning and Probate Section, Tax Law Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Business Law, Health & Hospital Law, Probate & Trust Law, Science & Technology