Stubbs Alderton & Markiles’ attorney, Shanita Nicholas, was featured in the LA Business Journal (LABJ) last week. Shanita is a co-founder of Sip & Sonder, a neighborhood meeting spot that has become a hub for budding entrepreneurs and venture capital leaders in the community.
Entrepreneurs who have pitched their plans at Sip & Sonder include Preccelerator alumni Ayinde Alakoye of mobile radio app Nedl, Olamide Olowe of prescription skin-care delivery service Topicals, Gabrielle Wilson of serum developer Peeko Box and Halima Wyatt of online beauty-products marketplace Bemix.
To read the full article on LABJ visit here.
Shanita Nicholas is an Associate of the Firm. Shanita’s practice focuses on corporate transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions matters and other general corporate and business matters for private and public middle-market and emerging growth companies. Shanita’s practice also includes representation of emerging growth companies from inception through various tiers of venture capital financing and corporate finance transactions. She also works on private equity deals with emphasis on strategic acquisitions and private equity exits.
Prior to joining the firm, Shanita worked at international law firms within mergers and acquisitions for middle-market private equity clients and within derivatives and mergers and acquisitions for large private equity clients.
Shanita is the founder of the Los Angeles Black Investors Club (LABIC) and a member of the Los Angeles venture association. LABIC is a 501(c)(3) with a mission to inform, exchange, and foster the development of entrepreneurial ventures through serving as a conduit to venture creation, capitalization, and capacity building for diverse communities.