Attorneys
D. Nicole Lovell

D. Nicole Lovell

Member
Email:nlovell@mwlaw.com
Phone:(501) 688.8889
Office: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Ms. Lovell primarily practices in the area of corporate and securities law. Her general corporate practice includes contract drafting and negotiations and advising corporations and other businesses on entity selection, mergers and acquisitions, corporate capitalization and restructuring and ongoing corporate governance issues. Ms. Lovell advises both lenders and borrowers on commercial lending transactions and reviews and prepares loan documentation and perfection instruments. She also represents buyers, sellers, lessors and lessees in connection with sales and leases of industrial, retail and commercial property. 

Experience

Ms. Lovell primarily practices in the area of corporate and securities law.  Her general corporate practice includes contract drafting and negotiations and advising corporations and other businesses on entity selection, mergers and acquisitions, corporate capitalization and restructuring and ongoing corporate governance issues.  She has extensive experience in the preparation of private offering memoranda and assisting clients with private offerings of debt and equity.  On behalf of her public company clients, Ms. Lovell drafts and reviews periodic reports and proxy statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, prepares and files Section 16 reports and advises on Regulation FD disclosure and reporting requirements.  She also has experience in the preparation and filing of registration statements and in representing broker-dealers in connection with regulatory investigations and audits.

In addition to Ms. Lovell’s corporate and securities practice, she advises both lenders and borrowers on commercial lending transactions and reviews and prepares loan documentation and perfection instruments.  She also represents buyers, sellers, lessors and lessees in connection with sales and leases of industrial, retail and commercial property.  She negotiates title policies and assists her real estate clients with resolving title issues, property management contracts and other commercial property issues.  She also forms and provides advice relating to horizontal property regimes.

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center LL.M. 2004
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law J.D. 2001
  • University of Central Arkansas B.B.A., Finance 1998

Involvement

Community and Professional Involvement

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of VOCALS (Volunteers Organization, Center for Arkansas Legal Services) for Pulaski County
  • Chairman of the UAMS Consortium
  • Co-Chair of the Arkansas Breast Cancer Legal Advocacy Workshop 2014 & 2012 (American Bar Association Health Law Section Breast Cancer Task Force)
  • Member; Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Member; Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member; American Bar Association
  • Member; Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers

Professional Honors

  • Ranked by Chambers USA 2016 in Corporate/Commercial - Arkansas
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America* in the area of Corporate Law, in Little Rock, for the years 2011-2016
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America* in the area of Securities / Capital Markets Law, in Little Rock, for the years 2013-2016
  • Named to Super Lawyers** Business and Corporate Attorneys, in Little Rock, for the years 2010-2016
  • Named to Super Lawyers** list of Mid-South Rising Stars, in Little Rock, for the years 2008-2009
  • Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 2015 (Arkansas Business Publishing Group)

*Published by Woodward White, Inc.

**Published by Thomson Reuters