Nicole R. Hittner

Nicole R. Hittner
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Media & Presentations
  • Professional & Community
2000 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
T 612.371.3554
F 612.371.3207
Jane H. Comeau
T 612.371.3505
  • Minnesota

Nicole Hittner advises private equity firms and other businesses on matters including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and corporate governance. She assists both buyers and sellers in a broad range of industries on transactions of all sizes. Nicole serves as outside counsel to various private equity portfolio companies and provides ongoing advice with respect to contract drafting, negotiation and general business matters. Prior to joining the firm, Nicole was with PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a CPA (inactive). Nicole is actively involved in her community, sitting on various boards and committees, including serving as Chair of Lindquist's Women's Initiative from 2014-2016.

Awards & Recognition
  • North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association (2009-2016)
  • Represented AppleWhite Dental in multiple acquisitions of national dental and dermatology practices
  • Represented Angie’s Artisan Treats, LLC in the sale of a majority equity interest to TPG Growth.
  • Represented Bayview Capital Partners in its acquisition and subsequent divestiture of Q Dental Group.  
  • Represented a large private equity client in several consecutive acquisitions of sole proprietorships.
  • Represented a group of individual buyers in a strategic acquisition of a hair salon and day spa.
  • Represented a publicly-held company in divestiture of a primary product line.
  • Represented a family-owned manufacturing company in a sale of the majority interest to a national private equity firm.
  • Represented a newly formed LLC in the purchase of assets required to launch the business.
Media & Presentations
News Releases
Business Law for Controllers & CFOs
MNCPA Management and Business Advisers Conference
Access to Leadership 2015, Panel Moderator
  • Minnesota
Professional & Community


  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Society of CPAs, Member


  • Association of Corporate Growth Capital Connection, Planning Committee Member
  • Dakota County Conciliation Court, Referee
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers (2008- Present)
  • Myra Bradwell Award, Selection Committee Member (2016)
  • Women of Nations, Board Member


  • CPA (inactive)
2000 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
T 612.371.3554
F 612.371.3207
Jane H. Comeau
T 612.371.3505
  • William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law)

    (J.D., magna cum laude, Law Review Editorial Board, 2008)

  • New York University

    (B.S., magna cum laude, 2000)

  • Minnesota

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