Daniel Nicholas is a partner at Weil and specializes in tax. His focus areas include international debt and capital market transactions as well as domestic issues related to income and wealth taxes.
He has recorded works ranging from Vivaldi’s Baroque masterpieces to chamber works composed by Harrison Birtwistle and Thea Musgrave for oboe. Additionally, he is an outstanding educator.
Early Life and Education
Dan Nicholas was raised in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. He attended Indian day school to earn his grade eight education before working as an accountant for various entities including Shubenacadie Abattoir and Truro Town Council.
He is widely considered one of the finest oboists of his generation and has made significant contributions to its repertoire by commissioning many new works for it. Additionally, he has released over 25 recordings both focusing on Baroque and contemporary pieces.
He enjoys working out at the gym and listening to live jazz music in his free time, along with cooking Lebanese food together with his wife. They currently reside in Ridgeland, Mississippi where they have two children and three grandchildren.
Daniel is an award-winning comedian known for adapting his work for various audiences. He has been commissioned to write and produce enjoyable digitally interactive comedy/theatre shows such as Eugene which tours throughout the UK.
He combines his technological, organizational, and experience design expertise to assist ecommerce businesses like ShipHero in better managing their logistics and fulfillment operations.
Nicholas serves as a partner in Weil’s Tax Department, offering advice to clients regarding U.S. federal income tax with an emphasis on financial transactions and structures, specifically debt instruments (including modifications and restructuring), cash deployment strategies that are tax efficient and structured finance transactions he advises on the taxation thereof as well as international tax planning and transactions.
Achievement and Honors
He broke stereotypes and promoted the depth and diversity of Mi’kmaq history with his powerful rhetoric and engaging spirit; inspiring many who were once silent to find strength within themselves and overcome prejudices that kept them silent. His efforts resonated deeply within his community and awakened hearts that had previously been silenced.
He began his musical journey as a choir member of Salisbury Cathedral choir and won the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition at age 18. Later, he continued his studies at London’s Royal Academy of Music.
His work as a musician has earned him numerous honors, such as the Queen’s Medal for Music. In addition to this award, he has appeared at major festivals and performed as soloist with orchestras worldwide. He plays on a Marigaux oboe made of fair trade Mozambican mpingo wood; additionally he has composed many works specifically for this instrument. Lastly, he is part of Britten Sinfonia and Camerata Pacifica orchestras respectively.
He is a long-standing member of Alcoholics Anonymous and has been sober for 41 years. Additionally, he has participated in various volunteer activities, such as serving as treasurer and lecturer at St. Albert the Great Newman Center as well as BSA Troop 260 representative at IHM.
He was the founding executive director of the Confederacy of Mainland Micmacs (CMM) and established Micmac/Maliseet Nations News as well as being involved with fundraising to build a new community centre at Indian Brook Reserve as well as working to resolve treaty land claims for six bands within CMM.
As a chamber musician, Nicholas has served as founder and principal oboist of several ensembles: Britten Sinfonia, Haffner Wind Ensemble and Orsino; soloist with pianist Huw Watkins and Julius Drake as well as Carducci and Vogler string quartets; additionally directing festivals and concert series across California and Germany.
He boasts an enormous following on various social media platforms that has helped increase his net worth significantly. Furthermore, he runs his own online business that brings in significant earnings.
Robert appeared on History channel reality show Pawn Stars and became well-known to wider audiences. With over 30 years of multidisciplinary litigation experience specializing in corporate, business, receivership, franchise, employment contract securities real estate and health care matters; Robert practices law exclusively.
According to SEC Form 4 filings, he completed six insider transactions at Etsy Inc over the last five years, selling 1,760 shares at an average price per share of $55.46 on 21 July 2023 as his final sale transaction.