Nicholas Burkhart, Associate

Nick Burkhart experienced corporate and transactional law attorney in st. louis

Biography

Coming from another large regional law firm, Nick Burkhart joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2015 and focuses his practice on corporate and transactional legal matters. Nick regularly assists business owners throughout the lifecycle of a company, from entity formation, contract drafting and various corporate transactions and stock purchases through mergers and acquisitions and succession planning. He is also highly experienced in real estate matters, working with developers on land acquisition and development, financing and deal structuring, redevelopment strategies, due diligence and zoning, public financing strategies and “green” certifications, including LEED and other sustainable construction practices.

“The focus placed on clients and the firm’s progressive approach to the practice of law made Sandberg Phoenix a natural fit for my legal practice,” Nick says.

Nick takes the long view when working with clients, building a lasting relationship that transcends legal advice, based on an in-depth understanding of his clients’ industries and businesses. He prides himself on not only being able to address immediate concerns, but to work with clients to strategize for future success through better planning.

“With clients operating in a wide array of industries, each day brings new and interesting challenges, and an opportunity to learn more about my client’s business, which in turn enables me to better serve my clients as a whole.”

Outside the office, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and growing family exploring the great outdoors, and traveling internationally. Nick is also an avid golfer and skier.

Background

Nick attended Fontbonne University, where he received his B.S. in Business Management and Business Administration, before working for a national golf management company.

Nick went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law, where he served as Co-President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Association and as a Faculty Fellow for Professor Anders Walker.

Nick is currently a member of the Urban Land Institute, where he serves on the Emerging Trends Committee, and Brace for Impact 46, where he serves on the Board of Directors, and as General Counsel. He is also a member of Wyman’s Young Leaders Board of Directors and Rise’s Young Professionals Board of Directors.

Nick is licensed to practice law in the state of Missouri.

Successes

Publications
“Shades of Green With Legal Implications – Green Building Standards,” BuilderNews, February 2015

“The Legalization of Sports Gambling: An Irreparable Harm or the Beginning of Unprecedented Growth?,” 21 Sports Law Journal 145, Spring 2015

Presentations
ESPN – Behind the Bets, 2015

BIOGRAPHY

Coming from another large regional law firm, Nick Burkhart joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2015 and focuses his practice on corporate and transactional legal matters. Nick regularly assists business owners throughout the lifecycle of a company, from entity formation, contract drafting and various corporate transactions and stock purchases through mergers and acquisitions and succession planning. He is also highly experience in real estate matters, working with developers on land acquisition and development, financing and deal structuring, redevelopment strategies, due diligence and zoning, public financing strategies and “green” certifications, including LEED and other sustainable construction practices.

“The focus placed on clients and the firm’s progressive approach to the practice of law made Sandberg Phoenix a natural fit for my legal practice,” Nick says.

Nick takes the long view when working with clients, building a lasting relationship that transcends legal advice, based on an in-depth understanding of his clients’ industries and businesses. He prides himself on not only being able to address immediate concerns, but to work with clients to strategize for future success through better planning.

“With clients operating in a wide array of industries, each day brings new and interesting challenges, and an opportunity to learn more about my client’s business, which in turn enables me to better serve my clients as a whole.”

Outside the office, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and growing family exploring the great outdoors, and traveling internationally. Nick is also an avid golfer and skier.

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