Nicole Barnard, an associate in the Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A. Commercial Real Estate Group, focuses her practice on sophisticated real estate acquisition, development, financing and restructuring projects. She works with a broad range of clients – from small, closely held businesses to large commercial real estate developers located throughout the United States.
Nicole takes a comprehensive approach to achieve top notch results for clients. Nicole’s diverse legal background, which includes experience handling complex business litigation involving real estate, construction contracts, banking and finance, as well as corporate experience handling mergers and acquisitions, provides her with a unique ability to comprehensively counsel her clients on a variety of matters, including contract interpretation, negotiation and modification, risk navigation and strategic solutions. Her attention to detail serves as a valuable resource and enables her to effectively manage multi-million transactions, while her ability to keep the big picture in mind enables her to tailor solutions to meet clients’ needs.
Before joining the Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A. Commercial Real Estate Group, Nicole was a summer law clerk and associate at the Firm. She also worked as an associate for Crowell & Moring, LLP in Washington, D.C. and in the mergers and acquisition practice group of a corporate boutique law firm in Baltimore, Maryland. During law school, Nicole served as a judicial intern for the Honorable George L. Russell, III in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and as a law clerk at the United States Attorney’s Office in Baltimore, Maryland.
Nicole earned her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, graduating magna cum laude while serving as the editor-in-chief of the Maryland Law Review, a Women, Leadership and Equality Program Rose Zetzer Fellow and a member of the Order of the Coif. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Connecticut, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, graduated magna cum laude, and earned her degree, with honors, in political science.
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Editor-in-Chief, Maryland Law Review
Member, Order of the Coif
Fellow, Women, Leadership & Equality Program
Phi Beta Kappa
National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award
Roger Howell Achievement Award
Department of the Army Commander’s Award for Public Service – Kaiserslautern, Germany
Department of the Army Patriotic Civilian Service Award – Ft. McClellan, Alabama
Maryland State Bar Association
Women’s Bar Association of Maryland
Baltimore City Bar Association
American Bar Association
Associate, Nemphos Braue, LLC
Associate, Crowell & Moring, LLP
Associate, Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A.
Law Clerk, Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A.