Nic is HDG’s president and HDG’s founder. She focuses on employee happiness, client relationships, and business development.
Prior to founding HDG, Nic provided legal counsel and business development support to several Washington DC and San Diego-based defense contractors. Prior to that, Nic practiced law in Washington DC for 10 years. She specialized in intellectual property litigation and patent portfolio counselling and litigated extensively in the International Trade Commission, state, and federal courts. Her clients included Apple, Panasonic, Toshiba, Sony, and Ajinomoto.
Nic holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia, a JD from Duke Law School, and is a member of the bars of New York and California.