SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Vitale Lucas

(Last) (First) (Middle)
7475 LUSK BLVD.

(Street)
SAN DIEGO CA 92121

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
01/01/2019
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NUVASIVE INC [ NUVA ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Human Resources Officer
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 2,374(1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
RSUs(2) (3) (3) Common Stock 731 0.00 D
RSUs(2) (4) (4) Common Stock 3,001 0.00 D
RSUs(2) (5) (5) Common Stock 1,652 0.00 D
RSUs(2) (6) (6) Common Stock 3,054 0.00 D
RSUs(2) (7) (7) Common Stock 386 0.00 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares directly held by the Reporting Person. The Reporting Person also holds conditional rights to receive shares pursuant to Company equity awards as disclosed on this Form 3.
2. Each Restricted Stock Unit ("RSU") represents the right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock upon vesting.
3. This RSU award was granted to the Reporting Person on February 17, 2015. In accordance with the terms of the RSU award, the award vested as to 732 shares on each of February 1, 2016, February 1, 2017 and February 1, 2018 and will vest as to 731 shares on February 1, 2019.
4. This RSU award was granted to the Reporting Person on March 1, 2016. In accordance with the terms of the RSU award, the award will vest as to 3,001 shares on March 1, 2019.
5. This RSU award was granted to the Reporting Person on March 1, 2017. In accordance with the terms of the RSU award, the award will vest as to 1,652 shares on March 1, 2020.
6. This RSU award was granted to the Reporting Person on April 30, 2018. In accordance with the terms of the RSU award, the award will vest as to 3,054 shares on April 30, 2021.
7. This RSU award was granted to the Reporting Person on August 1, 2018. In accordance with the terms of the RSU award, the award will vest as to 386 shares on August 1, 2020.
Remarks:
/s/ Nathaniel B. Sisitsky, Attorney-in-Fact for Lucas Vitale 01/09/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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LUCAS VITALE
LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR
SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

I hereby make, constitute and appoint each of Nathaniel Sisitsky and Kirk Tyree,
each acting individually, as the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact,
with full power and authority as hereinafter described on behalf of and in the
name, place and stead of the undersigned to:

(1)	prepare, execute, acknowledge, deliver and file Forms 3, 4, and 5 (including
any amendments thereto) with respect to the securities of NuVasive, Inc., a
Delaware corporation (the "Company"), with the United States Securities and
Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), any national securities exchanges and the
Company, as considered necessary or advisable under Section 16(a) of the United
States Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations promulgated
thereunder, as amended from time to time (the "Exchange Act"); 

(2)	prepare and execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's
behalf, and to submit to the SEC a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and
any other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain codes and passwords
enabling the undersigned to make electronic filings with the SEC of reports
required by Section 16(a) of the Exchange
 Act or any rule or regulation of the
SEC;

(3)	prepare, execute, acknowledge, deliver and file Form 144s (including any
amendments or supplements thereto) with respect to the sale of securities of the
Company by the undersigned, with the SEC, any national securities exchanges and
the Company, as considered necessary or advisable under Rule 144 of the
Securities Act of 1933 and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, as
amended from time to time;

(4)    seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the
undersigned's behalf, information on transactions in the Company's securities
from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators
and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release
any such information to the attorney-in-fact and approves and ratifies any such
release of information; and

(5)     perform any and all other acts which in the discretion of such
attorney-in-fact are necessary or desirable for and on behalf of the undersigned
in connection with the foregoing.  
The undersigned acknowledges that: 

(1)  this Limited Power of Attorney authorizes, but does not require, each such
attorney-in-fact to act in his discretion on information provided to such
attorney-in-fact without independent verification of such information;  

(2)  any documents prepared and/or executed by each such attorney-in-fact on
behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Limited Power of Attorney will be in
such form and will contain such information and disclosure as such
attorney-in-fact, in his discretion, deems necessary or desirable;  

(3)  neither the Company nor such attorney-in-fact assumes (i) any liability for
the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the requirement of the Exchange
Act, (ii) any liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such
requirements, or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit
disgorgement under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act; and 

(4)  this Power of Attorney does not relieve the undersigned from responsibility
for compliance with the undersigned's obligations under the Exchange Act,
including without limitation, the reporting requirements under Section 16 of the
Exchange Act.  

The undersigned hereby gives and grants each of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact
full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing
whatsoever required, necessary or appropriate to be done in connection with the
undersigned and the undersigned also hereby ratifies all that each such
attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Limited
Power of Attorney.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until revoked by
the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to each such attorney-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Limited Power of Attorney to
be executed as of this 3rd day of January, 2019. 
					
/s/ Lucas Vitale
Lucas Vitale