Nicholas, Nestor M.
Vice Chair & Clerk of the Board; Executive Committee; Audit Committee
Board Member since 1988
Nestor M. Nicholas is General Counsel of Boston Capital, a real estate investment company, and has been of counsel to the Boston law firm of Nixon Peabody since 2007. Mr. Nicholas joined Nixon Peabody (formerly Peabody & Brown) in 1970 and was a partner from 1972 and managing partner from 1996 until he retired in 2007. He worked for the US Justice Department (1967) as an attorney specializing in the trial of Federal Income Tax cases in District Courts, and for the US Treasury Department as an attorney specializing in international and corporate areas (1965-1967). Mr. Nicholas was admitted to practice before the Massachusetts Bar Tax Court of the United States and the Massachusetts Federal District Court, and is a member of the Boston Bar Association and the Metropolitan Tax Club. Mr. Nicholas received a BA from Brown University (1961), an LLB from Cornell University Law School (1964), and an MA in Taxation from New York University School of Law (1965).