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Nicole Necklas Soraruf

Senior Attorney

Nicole Necklas Soraruf has more than a decade of experience with finance transactions that help her clients meet strategic business objectives. She advises on real estate financings for a variety of clients, including lenders and companies across industries.

Nicole negotiates, drafts, reviews, and structures transactions and related documentation, including loan and lease agreements, legal opinions and nondisclosure agreements, as well as corporate resolutions and other corporate governance documents. She also reviews and analyzes insurance and performs due diligence for transactions involving real estate, aircraft, and other assets.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Michael J. Finifter, Baltimore County Circuit Court

Professional Activities

Serves on the executive committee of the Lawyers’ Campaign Against Hunger

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, “Ones to Watch”  Banking and Finance Law (Baltimore), 2021-2024


“A Step in the Right Direction: Velsicol Chemical Corporation’s Settlement Agreement with the Maryland Department of the Environment,” 16 U. BALT. J. ENVTL. L. 97, 2008



University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2010)
Journal of Environmental Law, online editor

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (B.A. 2006)




District of Columbia