Nicole A. Swisher




Assistant: Sarah Olson



Nicole is an attorney the Business Services group at Messerli Kramer.  She advises clients on a broad range of corporate and financial transactions including corporate formation and governance; succession planning; mergers and acquisitions; and corporate restructurings.  Nicole takes a special interest in helping startup companies and women-owned businesses.  Nicole previously clerked for the Honorable J. Leon Holmes in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.  She graduated magna cum laude from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and was a Publications Editor on the University of St. Thomas Law Journal.   

Nicole is involved in mentoring students at the University of St. Thomas School of Law and makes it a top priority to invest in the careers of others.  When she’s not practicing law, Nicole enjoys playing with her niece and nephew, walking her dog and creative writing.

Representative Experience
  • Represented corporation undergoing succession planning in restructuring from one entity into three entities.
  • Represented numerous closely-held companies in drafting single and multi-member operating agreements.
  • Represented lender in drafting opinion letters for defeasance transactions on multi-million dollar mortgage loans.
Professional & Community


  • Minnesota


  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Christian Legal Society, Member
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Member