Nick Thompson represents private equity, private company, and public company clients on mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Mr. Thompson also has significant experience in matters relating to restructuring, capital markets, and leveraged finance.
Mr. Thompson maintains an active pro bono practice, acting as the co-director of the William and Mary Elder and Disability Law Clinic where he assists low-income seniors and disabled individuals in guardianship/conservatorship proceedings and estate planning matters. Mr. Thompson also serves on the board of Boaz and Ruth based in Richmond, Virginia.
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Thompson was an attorney in the Richmond office of an international law firm.
- Major tax equity investors in connection with refinancing and restructuring a portfolio of wind projects affected by Winter Storm Uri.
- A major electric utility borrower in connection with a US$1 billion master revolving credit facility.
- A major electric utility borrower in connection with a US$2.5 billion master revolving credit facility with sustainability-linked loan features.
- Designated underwriters in connection with an issuance by WEC Infrastructure Wind Holding I LLC of US$413.6 million private placement and US$30 million letter of credit facility supported by a portfolio of wind assets.
- A major operator of a toll road in Texas in connection with the amend and extend of its US$298 million credit facility.
- An administrative agent and lead arranger in connection with a US$175 million senior credit facility to a leading tow boat, barge and diesel service provider.
- A private charitable foundation in the issuance of US$124 million term loans to refinance its existing indebtedness.
- A fund client in connection with issuance by onshore/offshore funds of a US$150 million secured credit facility.
- A publicly traded postal REIT in the negotiation of US$200 million unsecured term and revolving credit facilities.
- A publicly traded diversified telecommunications holding company in a US$400 million senior secured financing.
- A major electric utility borrower in connection with four credit facilities totalling US$9.75 billion in connection with emergence from bankruptcy.
Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.
- Eastern Carolina University, B.S., 2013, summa cum laude; Robert H. Wright Award; Outstanding Senior Biochemistry Student Award; Chancellor’s List; Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal; Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society
- The College of William & Mary, Master, Business Administration, 2020, summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society; McGlothlin Scholar
- William & Mary Law School, J.D., 2020, cum laude; William and Mary Law Review; McGlothlin Scholar
- District of Columbia