Nicholas (Nick) Kitzman is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice. His practice encompasses a wide variety of real estate matters, including the sale, purchase, development, leasing, and financing of commercial and residential real property.
Nick’s experience includes drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, leases and easements; obtaining title insurance for owners, tenants, and financing parties; performing real estate due diligence; and closing a wide variety of real estate transactions. Nick has significant experience assisting both lenders and borrowers in financing real estate development and stabilized projects with construction and permanent loans, New Market and Low-Income Housing Tax 'Credits and municipal, grant and bond supported financings. He also has experience on real estate aspects of wind, solar, and other energy projects, including drafting of site control documents and working on title, survey, and other development and permitting matters.
Nick earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude), where he was awarded Order of the Coif, Dean’s Award for Principles of Commercial and Bankruptcy Law, and the James S. Bidlake Memorial Award in Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing. During this time he was a research editor and executive committee member for vol. 65 of Duke Law Journal, a teaching assistant for Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing, and a co-president of the Business Law Society.
Prior to law school, Nick worked in a variety of different roles in the Wisconsin State Legislature, Governor’s Office and the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation. He also taught an English as a Second Language course in the Country of Armenia. A native of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, he graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin (B.S.), majoring in economics and political science.
Nick is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.