Nicholas C. York


Nick York is an attorney, entrepreneur and strategic business advisor with experience ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, universities, governments and national non-profit organizations.  Nick’s legal practice can best be described as operating at the intersection of business, law, and government, with successful results in domestic and international initiatives, public-private partnerships, government relations and general corporate matters.



Contact Information

200 Public Square, Suite 3270. Cleveland, Ohio 44114


Capital University Law School, Juris Doctor
Ohio University, B.A.


Prior to joining BMD, Nick had a highly successful twenty-year legal career with national firms in Cleveland, Chicago and Columbus.  Nick has been an owner, investor and partner in several businesses throughout his career serving in a variety of executive leadership roles.

Nick’s motivation and passion over his 25-year career has been to inspire and help people and organizations maximize potential. He has played leadership roles in a number of community and non-profit organizations focused on improving the lives and conditions of the communities around him.   

Nick has served as Vice Chair of the University of Akron Board of Trustees, focused extensively on Strategic Planning and Student Success initiatives. He has been a champion of entrepreneurship on the national level as a Board Member of the National Small Business Association (NSBA) in Washington, D.C.  and as Vice Chair of the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) the largest small business member organizations in the country.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Co-founder, Mindful Nation Foundation, a national non-profit organization bringing together the best in cognitive science, community leadership and proven techniques to develop programs to improve the lives of veterans, children, teachers, healthcare providers and leaders.
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