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Nicholas J. Monaghan Member

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2009


  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Arizona, B.A., magna cum laude

Nick is a business lawyer and trusted advisor to businesses and entrepreneurs. He concentrates his practice on complex corporate transactions and business counseling services, advising clients in the purchase and sale of companies and assets, the creation of joint ventures and partnerships, and the negotiation of key commercial agreements. Nick advises founders in connection with strategic issues involving choice of entity, governance structure, and long term corporate planning.


Counsel for the Acquisition of $30 Million International Well Servicing Rigs Business

Counsel for the Sale of $55 Million Worth of International Well Servicing Rigs Business

Acquisition of Eagle Ford Oilfield Services by Investment Group
We counseled an investment group in acquisition of oilfield services business active in the Eagle Ford Shale region.

Disposition of a Business Division of a Global Medical Technology Company to a Strategic Buyer
We represented a leading global medical technology company in the disposition of a business division to a strategic buyer in a transaction valued at approximately $275 million, subject to certain adjustments. The disposition allowed the client to focus on core business growth.

Sale of Publicly Traded Company to an Investment Consortium pursuant to a Leveraged Buyout Transaction Valued at Approximately $6.1 Billion
We acted as co-counsel with Skadden Arps (Chicago), in advising our client, a leading global medical technology company, in a going private transaction, whereby our client was merged into an affiliate of a leading private equity firm.

Acquisition of the Stock and Assets of an Aviation Consulting and Engineering Firm by the World’s Largest Independent Aircraft Maintenance, Modification, Repair and Overhaul Company
We represented our client, a global company specializing in aircraft maintenance and modification, acquire the stock and assets of two sister corporations specializing in the design, program management, mechanical integration and certification of aircraft interior, avionics and structural repair projects.

Acquisition of All Outstanding Shares of a Privately Held Security Technology Solutions Provider by a Publicly Traded Global Leader in Telecommunications Services by way of a Share Exchange
We assisted our client, a publicly traded global leader in telecommunications services, in acquiring all shares of a privately held New York company by way of a share exchange. The target company developed and marketed a management system that utilizes access and control devices that enable users to remotely control and monitor their homes and businesses.

Acquisition of IT Integration Firm by IBM’s Largest Value-Added Reseller by way of Merger
We represented IBM’s largest value-added reseller in a forward merger, whereby our client acquired a Nebraska IT integration firm that assisted companies by providing IT optimization, virtualization, data center optimization, security, unified communications, and business continuity solutions.

Acquisition of Certain Assets of a Virginia Beer and Wine Distributorship by a Leading Wholesale Distributor of Wine and Spirits
We represented our client, the second largest distributor of premium wine and spirits in the United States, in the acquisition of certain assets of a Virginia beer and wine distributor. This complex transaction involved the simultaneous purchase of various assets by four different purchasers upon the target company’s liquidation.

Acquisition of Leading Indiana Alcoholic Beverage Wholesale Distributor by the Second Largest Distributor of Premium Wine and Spirits in the United States
We assisted our client in acquiring a 50% economic interest and all management and control over the largest wholesale wine and liquor distributor in Indiana. The transaction established our client as the leading wholesale distributor of wine and spirits in the State of Indiana.

Acquisition of a Leading California Elevator Maintenance Services Company by the Second Largest Elevator Company in the World
We assisted our client in purchasing substantially all the assets of one of California’s leading elevator maintenance service companies. The transaction allowed our global client to expand its presence in California and lay the groundwork for future growth in North America.

Acquisition of $425 Million In Energy Assets for Pipeline Operator in Eagle Ford
We represented a publicly held petroleum terminal and pipeline operator in connection with $425 million acquisition of crude oil pipeline, gathering and storing assets and natural gas liquids assets in the Eagle Ford Shale region.    

Memberships & Involvement

  • Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Leadership San Antonio, Class 43
  • Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Star in Business/Corporate, 2017-2019
  • S.A. Scene, "San Antonio's Best Lawyers," Business & Corporate, 2016, 2018
  • S.A. Scene, "San Antonio's Rising Stars," 2012
  • Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Symposium Editor
  • J.L. Weigand, Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust Award