Nicholas Grant graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2010. Prior to joining Ebeltoft . Sickler . Lawyers, he was a member of a boutique firm in Missoula, Montana, focusing on federal contracting, environmental regulatory compliance, and complex insurance coverage. At Ebeltoft . Sickler . Lawyers . Nicholas works primarily in the firm’s Litigation Solutions, Alternatives to Litigation, and Real Estate/Environmental/Oil and Gas Litigation practice groups. In his litigation practice, Nicholas represents a diverse group of clients in both state and federal court on matters including general liability, professional liability, product liability, construction, transportation, and commercial litigation. Nicholas advises the firm’s transportation clients on their contractual relationships with brokers, motor carriers, lessors, lessees, and owner/operators, as well as on compliance with federal and state regulatory schemes governing the industry. Nicholas regularly advises clients on indemnity agreements and contractual risk allocation, drafting and negotiating vendor supply and service contracts, including Master Services Agreements, for the firm’s clients operating in the construction, transportation, oil and gas, and related industries.

Nicholas is originally from Oregon, and received his Bachelor of Science in Criminology/Criminal Justice from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. After graduation, Nicholas worked for three years for the U.S. Forest Service on an Interagency Hotshot Crew, where he traveled the western United States, Alaska, and British Columbia fighting wildland fires. In 2014, Nicholas received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from Southern Oregon University.

In his spare time, Nicholas enjoys spending time with (and cooking for) his family and friends, reading, and cheering for the Oregon Ducks. Nicholas serves on the Board of Directors of the local Elks Lodge, and provides pro-bono legal services to a variety of local non-profit organizations.

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Practice Areas

Professional Memberships
  • State Bar Association of Montana
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • DRI Trucking Law Committee
  • North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association

Court Admissions
  • North Dakota Supreme Court
  • Montana Supreme Court
  • United States District Court - Montana
  • United States District Court - North Dakota
  • South Dakota Supreme Court

  • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Southern Oregon University, 2005
  • Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, Gonzaga University School of Law, 2010

Former Law Firm Affiliation
  • Law Offices of Stephen A. Watson, Missoula, Montana