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Nicole Finelli advises both financial institutions and borrowers with respect to complex lending transactions and related issues. Ms. Finelli's practice also includes assisting clients with respect to general business matters from initial organization through dissolution. Ms. Finelli's qualifications include ten years of finance experience spanning back to her prior career as a senior economic and financial consultant at Arthur Andersen LLP and KPMG LLP.

Representative Experience

  • Assist financial institutions in drafting and negotiating commitment letters, initial loan documentation and subsequent extensions and/or modifications
  • Assist lenders in obtaining security interests in various collateral including real estate, interests in leasehold estates, general business assets, government receivables, health care receivables, inventory, patents, trademarks, and other deal-specific assets 
  • Assist in distressed loan negotiations between lending institutions and borrowers, including the drafting and negotiation of notice of default letters, forbearance agreements and modification agreements
  • Help borrowing entities secure financing and negotiate loan documentation with local and out-of market financial institutions
  • Review leases and negotiate Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreements with national tenants
  • Assist in the drafting and negotiation of Tri-Party Agreements, Intercreditor Agreements, and Subordination Agreements

Professional Associations

  • Executive Women in Finance, Board Member & Secretary 
  • Catholic Charities Spirit of Service, Development Committee
  • Good Samaritan in Hamilton County, Board of Directors
  • Hamilton County Bar Association, Member
  • Hamilton County Leadership Academy, Member
  • Zionsville Aces Baseball, Board Member; Secretary
  • Zionsville Women in Network (ZWIN), Board Member; Secretary
  • Stonegate Social Committee, Member; Event Chair

Awards & Recognitions

  • Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2009, 2012-2017

Seminars & Presentations

  • Panelist speaker for Ethical Lawyering: the Ethical Use of Social Media

  • "Lending Horror Stories:  Ghouls and Objectives", The Risk Management Association, 2012

  • Fundamentals of Acquisition Transactions in Indiana: Financing the Deal


  • Legal Lean Sigma® White Belt


  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2006
    • Member of the Loyola Law Review, 2004-2005
  • B.B.A. in Finance, Business Economics and Japanese, cum laude, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1999

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Indiana (2006)

Foreign Languages

  • Japanese


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