Nicholas P. Pellicani is a corporate partner and a member of the firm’s Capital Markets and Banking Groups. He is recommended by The Legal 500 US (2023) and also noted in The Legal 500 UK (2024).

Mr. Pellicani joined Debevoise in 2011. Mr. Pellicani received a J.D. from St. John’s School of Law magna cum laude in 2011, where he also served as editor-in-chief of the St. John’s Law Review. He received a B.S. cum laude from Boston College in 2004.

His practice focuses on securities laws and capital markets transactions, as well as a broad range of corporate governance matters. He regularly represents issuers and sponsors in transactions such as initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, high-yield and other debt offerings, tender offers and private placements, with a particular focus on the U.S. and UK Markets. Mr. Pellicani’s recent articles include “European Union Green Bonds Regulation,” Global Trade Law Review (May, 2024); “How FCA Listing Regime Reform Proposals Are Developing,” Law360 (January, 2024); “Breaking Down The UK's Draft Updates To Prospectus Regime,” Law360 (September, 2023); “SEC Adopts Share Repurchase Disclosure Rules,” Compliance & Enforcement Blog (May, 2023); “SEC Brings Enforcement Action Against Investment Adviser for Section 13 Beneficial Ownership Reporting Failures,” Compliance & Enforcement Blog (September, 2020); “Top 10 Practice Tips: Secondary Offerings,” Lexis Practice Advisor (September, 2018); and “A Look at Market Trends in Reverse Mergers,” Law360 (March, 2017).


  • St. John's University School of Law, 2011, J.D.
  • Boston College, 2004, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New York