Nicole Lipman is a Partner in the In-House Practice of Major, Lindsey & Africa, based in the San Francisco office. Nicole has over twelve years of search experience. She enjoys working as a trusted advisor to her clients, gaining a deep understanding of their business needs and assisting in building highly effective legal teams.
She has worked with clients on searches for General Counsel and other senior in-house lawyer positions within Fortune 500 and private venture-backed companies, as well as private equity and venture capital firms.
Her industry expertise includes:
Technology (representative clients include Expedia, Google, Apple, Ebay, Yahoo!, Agilent, PMC-Sierra and Tessera)
Financial Sponsors and Venture Capital (representative clients include Norwest Venture Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures, Silver Lake, TPG, and Vector Capital)
Financial Services (representative clients include Wells Fargo, McMorgan, Orbis, AXA Rosenberg and Redwood Trust)
Healthcare (representative clients include Gilead Sciences, McKesson and Salem Hospital)
Retail and Consumer Goods (representative clients include Sephora, Gap, Wal-mart, and VF Outdoors)
Nicole received her undergraduate degree from Pomona College, graduating cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. After college she worked as a management consultant with Bain & Company. She then earned her law degree from the Harvard Law School. Nicole was a summer associate at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe in San Francisco and Skadden Arps in New York, and joined Orrick’s San Francisco office as a corporate associate after graduation. She spent her breaks leading hiking and biking tours in Provence and Bordeaux for Butterfield & Robinson. Nicole has been with Major, Lindsey & Africa since 2000.