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Nicole Snyder

Partner

800 W. Main Street, Suite 1750, Boise, ID 83702

Nicole Snyder guides clients at every stage of the corporate life cycle from initial formation and structure through complex mergers and acquisitions and financings.

She also serves as outside general counsel to some of Idaho’s most successful companies.

Strategic Advisor: Nicole delivers strategic counsel to small and large businesses, nonprofit corporations, and governmental entities on all aspects of corporate law.

Employment Advice in Business Transactions: Nicole advises clients how to handle complex employment matters that arise in connection with business acquisitions, including layoffs and executive compensation. 

Nicole recently completed a three-year term as one of the five members of Holland & Hart’s Management Committee, which oversees the management and strategic direction of the entire firm. She recently served as the Administrative Partner for the Boise office. 

Experience

Corporate Law

Nicole works with clients in a variety of industries, including technology, retail, construction, mining, healthcare, engineering, waste management, agriculture, and education. She assists clients in all phases of corporate law, including:

  • Complex mergers and acquisitions
  • Debt and equity financing
  • Venture capital opportunities
  • Investment and financing
  • Corporate formation and structure
  • Governance and compliance
  • Restructuring
  • Recapitalization
Employment Law

Nicole counsels businesses on workplace and workforce management matters:

  • Drafting and negotiating executive employment agreements, including benefit packages and non-compete agreements
  • Severance agreements and employment separation counseling
  • Compliance with wage and hour, leaves, and discrimination laws
  • Compliance with Federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notices

Client Results

Corporate Law
  • $31 million stock purchase of Northwest services company.

  • $27 million asset sale of Northwest restaurant franchise business.

  • $30 million stock sale of international janitorial service company.

  • Asset sale of agriculture technology software company.

  • Asset purchase of Mexico-based manufacturing company.

  • Asset sale of national vitamin-manufacturing company.

  • International private equity financing for construction component manufacturing company.

  • Outside general counsel to major retail sales company with operations in nine states.

  • Corporate counsel in $100 million and $70 million financings of national retail company.

Employment Law
  • WARN Act analysis, notices, and severance packages for public company of over 800 employees.

News

Publications

Speaking Engagements

Education

Bar Admissions

Recognition

  • Idaho Business Review, Idaho Women of the Year Award, 2015
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/Commercial, 2011-2018
  • Idaho Business Review, Accomplished Under 40, 2011
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Business/Corporate, 2008, 2009, 2011-2015

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • National Association of Corporate Directors, Northwest Chapter/Boise, Advisory Council Member, 2016
  • Idaho Human Resources Association for the Treasure Valley, Member
  • TerraLex Idaho Representative, 2014-present
  • Idaho State Bar Business and Corporate Law Section, Member and Past Chairperson and Governing Council, 2002-present
  • Idaho State Bar Diversity Section, Founding Member
  • Idaho Women Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2007-2009
  • Boise Art Museum, Past Member and Past President of the Board of Trustees
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Idaho Shakespeare Festival Board of Trustees, Member
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