Nikeisha Gentles focuses her practice on counseling and representing entrepreneurial clients, advising on legal and business issues with prospective and existing investors, joint venture partners, private equity transactions, financing, venture capital investments, seed funding and providing general guidance with respect to investments and corporate governance matters.

Nikeisha has advised corporations, private equity funds, lenders and closely held entities on domestic and international tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, public and private securities offerings, and federal compliance matters.

She serves on the Diversity Committee  of the firm's Chicago office and is a member of the Advisory Committee of Forward.