Nicholas Day joined SFMS in 2011. Nick is a senior business lawyer, with over 19 years of experience practicing corporate law. Nick's experience in both private practice and as General Counsel to a number of companies allows him to bring a practical, client-oriented approach to his work. His corporate law background has focused on contract drafting and negotiation, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, financing, and securities law. He has represented companies in every growth phase, from high-tech start-ups to large public companies with operations all over the world. As General Counsel, in addition to his broad corporate law responsibilities, he has supervised insurance, safety and risk management, litigation, human resources, and a wide-range of legal, business and operational projects.
Mr. Day has served as the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to UniTek Global Services, Inc., a premier provider of installation, fulfillment and construction services to the telecommunications, cable and satellite television industries. Mr. Day was responsible for all legal matters for UniTek, a public company with a workforce of over 5,000, 111 offices in the United States and Canada and sales over $300 million. Prior to joining UniTek, Mr. Day was General Counsel and Secretary for Berliner Communications Inc., a public company providing construction, project management and network development to the wireless telecommunications industry. Mr. Day has also served as Senior Corporate Counsel for Net2Phone, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed provider of voice over Internet protocol, or VoIP, telephony products, and was Associate General Counsel for WorldGate Communications, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed provider of interactive television and personal video telephony products and services. As a former in-house counsel responsible for managing million dollar budgets, Nick understands the need to provide clients with legal advice that fits with business objectives, and stays within the timelines and budgets that clients demand.
Mr. Day began his career as a business attorney with the law firm of Saul Ewing, LLP, a 250 attorney law firm in Philadelphia, PA, where he practiced from September 1995 to August 2000. At Saul Ewing, Mr. Day handled numerous mergers and acquisitions from both the buy and sell-side, and was securities counsel to firm clients in a variety of industries. Mr. Day received his A.B. degree from Duke University and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Villanova University School of Law. Nick is a member of the American and New Jersey Bar Associations. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and makes his home in New York City.
- New Jersey, 1995
- Pennsylvania, 1995
- Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
- J.D. - 1995
- Duke University
- B.A. - 1991
- Major: Political Science
- University of Oxford, England - 1990
Professional Associations and Memberships
- New Jersey Bar Associations, Member
- American Bar Associations, Member
Past Employment Positions
- UniTek Global Services, Inc., General Counsel
- UniTek Global Services, Inc., Corporate Secretary
- Berliner Communications Inc., General Counsel
- Berliner Communications Inc., Secretary
- Net2Phone, Inc., Senior Corporate Counsel
- WorldGate Communications, Inc., Associate General Counsel
- Saul Ewing, LLP, Business Attorney, 1995 - 2000
- 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation