Richard J. Nigon


Richard J. Nigon

Chief Financial Officer Emeritus


As CFO of Robins Kaplan LLP, Dick Nigon’s primary goal is to serve as a financial strategist and to ensure the firm always remains ahead of the curve. The most powerful tool in Dick’s arsenal is his proactive mindset, a skill he has leveraged countless times to pave the way for a successful career in the legal industry.

Dick is highly involved in his community. He is a dedicated volunteer for the Children’s Law Center of Minnesota, an organization in which he has served on the Board of Directors for twelve years. He previously served in the roles of president, treasurer and vice-president of finance. He currently heads the Finance Committee.

  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Advancement of Justice Award
  • Association of Legal Administrators, Spirit of ALA Award
  • Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal, CFO of the Year
  • Children’s Law Center of Minnesota, Outstanding Volunteer Award
  • Children’s Law Center of MN (Past President and current Finance Committee Chair)
  • Winona State University, B.A.
  • University of St. Thomas, MBA
Professional Associations
  • Minnesota Society of CPAs
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Legal Manager (CLM)
Dick has spoken at many legal conferences and meetings on a variety of legal finance and management topics.