- J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2011, cum laude; Executive Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law; Administrative Manager, Michigan Journal of Gender & Law
- M.S., Northwestern University, 2008
- B.A., Yale University, 2006, with distinction
Nika Palama is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's Chicago office.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Palama's practice focuses on advising both private and public companies in a broad range of corporate transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities compliance and filings, and the formation and operation of business entities.
During law school, Ms. Palama represented numerous clients as part of the University of Michigan's Urban Communities Clinic, providing transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations and small businesses engaged in community development in the Detroit metropolitan area. Ms. Palama also advocated as a legal intern for the Public Interest Legal Advocacy Project/Land & Natural Resources Law Project of the Community Legal Education Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
- Sheppard Mullin Represents Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc.San Diego Business Journal, May 26, 2014
- Co-Chair of the Communication Committee and Executive Committee Member of the Chicago Bar Association – Alliance for Women
- Member, Chicago Bar Association
- Associate Board Member, Legal Prep Charter Academies