Nelson is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Government Contracting practice groups. He assists companies and individuals involved in disputes in state and federal courts, and before arbitration tribunals.

Nelson’s practice focuses on complex litigation, representing clients in disputes involving contracts, business torts, trade secrets and intellectual property, and unfair and deceptive trade practices.  He regularly advises clients on private party and government contracts and regarding federal and state laws.  Nelson graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law with Honors. He received his B.A. in Journalism and Political Science with Distinction from UNC-Chapel Hill.

During law school, Nelson was a Notes Editor on the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology and member of the Holderness Moot Court Negotiation team. He also received a Pro Bono Publico award for the volunteer legal work he provided in the community.

Languages:  Spanish

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Obtained judgment on the pleadings in North Carolina Superior Court for a group of landowners against a municipality for violations of a municipal ordinance in the approval of a preliminary plat for a proposed development.
  • Obtained favorable settlement for a regional software-as-a-service company enforcing a breach of contract against a large multinational corporation.
  • Represented large automotive company in defense of a claim for tortious interference with contract filed by a competitor resulting in dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction.
  • Obtained early dismissal of all claims for real estate company on dispositive motion in North Carolina Superior Court, including claims for unfair and deceptive trade practices, tortious interference, and civil conspiracy.
  • Represented commercial painting company in successful multi-million-dollar appeal of a federal agency decision.