Nicholas Lipresti, Esq.

Nicholas C. Lipresti, Esq.


(617) 351-4745

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Master of Law in Taxation
  • The Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Juris Doctor
  • The College of William & Mary, Bachelor of Arts Government and Classical Civilizations

Mr. Lipresti is a transactional attorney concentrating his practice in corporate, business, commercial lending, and finance law. His practice focuses on negotiating and closing joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions (buyers and sellers), asset dispositions, securities issuances and other capital raises, recapitalizations, restructurings, buyouts and takeouts as well as various types of business and real estate financings (ranging from venture and private equity to asset- and property-backed bank financings).

He prepares and negotiates term sheets, LOIs, purchase (asset and equity) agreements, profit sharing plans, operating agreements, buyer/seller agreements, shareholder agreements, employment agreements, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements, and private placement memoranda. Mr. Lipresti has considerable experience preparing private placement memoranda and other offering documents for equity issuances and syndications as well as compliance with federal and state "blue sky" securities laws. He regularly works with franchisors on corporate, structuring, financing and leasing matters as well as reviewing franchise disclosure documents (FFD) and franchise agreements on behalf of potential franchisees.

Mr. Lipresti represents commercial lenders and borrowers in connection with commercial real estate financings, asset-based financings and lines of credit, project financings, tax credit financings, subordinated and senior debt transactions, convertible/preferred equity structured finance and loan assumptions. He regularly counsels financial institutions and borrowers in the drafting and negotiation of loan documentation including loan agreements, notes, mortgages/deeds, security pledges, guarantees, and subordination agreements.

Mr. Lipresti also provides outside general counsel to closely held businesses from startups to established companies, as well as non-profit organizations and entities in workout situations. He assists clients with organizational and entity planning, strategic advice, resolution of conflicts among owners, executive employment matters and ongoing corporate counseling.

Prior to joining Rampart, Nick worked at a prominent regional law firm based out of Providence, RI with the business & corporate, banking & finance and the private equity, venture capital & securities practice groups. Before coming to New England, Mr. Lipresti practiced in the Washington, D.C. area as a corporate attorney serving clients in a wide variety of industries including medical, high technology and defense contracting.