Nick
Noonan

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Biography

Nick is an associate with the business law practice. His work focuses primarily on corporate commercial matters, as well as tax law.

Prior to joining Fillmore Riley LLP, Nick completed a Master's degree in Law at Harvard Law School, focusing on corporate law, ethics, and governance, as well as tax law and strategy. At Harvard, he completed a thesis on the intersection of directors’ fiduciary duty and corporate environment, social, and governance goals. Before his time at Harvard, Nick was selected to be a judicial law clerk for the Honourable Madam Justice McVeigh at the Federal Court of Canada.

Nick is a graduate of the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, where he served as President of the Manitoba Law Students’ Association, and won more than 20 individual awards and prizes, including for second-highest academic standing in his year, and the Emerging Leader Award. Before law school, he graduated from the I.H. Asper School of Business with a degree in Finance, where he was a 4-year Academic All-Canadian as a member of the University of Manitoba Bisons Varsity Swim Team.

Nick is a proud Manitoban who believes in staying connected and giving back to his community. He serves on the Board of Directors of both Swim Manitoba and Agape Table. He assisted with the founding of the Darius Maharaj Hunter Memorial Scholarship, in memory of a late law school classmate. He is also a volunteer coach of the JDC West Team Manitoba Debate team. 

Publications

  • Co-Author, "What Canada's New Mandatory Disclosure Rules Mean for You" (Thomson Reuters, Tax Times , 2023, No. 23)
  • Author, "Report on Business Law in Manitoba in 2023" (Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law, 2023)
  • Author, "Book Review: Understanding Sports Law" (Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, Vol. 14 No.2)
  • Author, "High Time for Change: Combatting the Black Market for Cannabis" (Manitoba Law Journal, Vol. 44 No.3)

Education

  • Harvard Law School, LLM, 2023
  • University of Manitoba, JD, 2021
  • University of Manitoba, BComm (Honours with distinction), 2018

Bar Admissions

  • Manitoba, 2023
  • Ontario, 2022

Professional Affiliations

  • Member-at-Large, Business Law Section Executive, Manitoba Bar Association 
  • Executive Member, Taxation Law Section, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Manitoba Branch

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