All Press Releases for July 26, 2019

Frederick M. Nicholas Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Nicholas has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of law

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA, July 26, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Frederick M. Nicholas with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Nicholas celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With a legal career spanning more than 65 years, Mr. Nicholas is president of the Hapsmith Company, a notable real estate law firm. Mr. Nicholas served as a captain in the United States Army from 1941 to1946, including two years stationed in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Southern France, and the Philippines. He began his educational career in 1947 at the University of Southern California, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts before completing postgraduate work at the University of Chicago from 1949 to 1950. He returned to the University of Southern California to complete his education, graduating with a JD in 1952. Mr. Nicholas was licensed to practice law by the State Bar of California and became an associate at Loeb & Loeb in Los Angeles, California, where he remained until 1956.

Shopping center development became Mr. Nicholas' professional signature, and he authored many commercial real estate deals at the firm of Swerdlow, Glikbarg & Nicholas, where he was a partner from 1956 to 1962, and in private practice from 1962 to1980, before founding the Hapsmith Company, where he continues to practice law. Mr. Nicholas authored multiple books about commercial real estate development during this time, including "Setting Up a Shopping Center" in 1960 and "Commercial Real Property Lease Practice" in 1976.

Mr. Nicholas is a noted philanthropist and supporter of the arts. He served as a trustee of the LA Philharmonic Association from 1987 to 1995 and the Annenberg Foundation for Performing Arts from 2011 to 2014, and chairman of the California Public Broadcasting Commission from 1972 to 1978, among other organizations. He was the founder of Public Counsel, the largest pro bono law firm in the U.S. He has received numerous accolades for both his legal and his philanthropic work, having been presented with a community service award from the American Institute of Architects in 2006 and the Equal Justice Advocacy award from the ACLU Foundation in 2005.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Frederick M. Nicholas has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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