Bradley P. Nelson
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin Law School,
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh,
summa cum laude,
Illinois Super Lawyer in Business Litigation (2005-2012)
Recommended by Peers for Leading Lawyers Network (2005-2012)
Member of the Firm's Executive Committee
Cases Publications Seminars
Bradley Nelson specializes in complex commercial and business litigation. He has extensive experience in matters involving patent infringement, intellectual property, international claims, shareholder and partnership disputes, banking, securities, bankruptcy, restrictive covenants, directors and officers’ liability, insurance coverage, and professional malpractice. He has won major trials, including a $32 million jury verdict in an international trade case, a multimillion dollar jury verdict in a RICO case, a $1.5 million jury verdict in a contract/fraud dispute, a complete defense jury verdict in a real estate fraud matter, and the successful prosecution of objections to a major bankruptcy reorganization plan.
Mr. Nelson has written and conducted seminars for the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the American Corporate Counsel Association on topics including international electronic discovery, international anti-suit injunctions, trial techniques for patent cases, expert witnesses, e-discovery, internet commerce and jurisdiction, trade secrets, Sarbanes-Oxley, mock juries, and business torts.
Mr. Nelson is a member of the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property and Litigation Sections. He is active on the ABA’s Business Torts Committee, and a member of the Patent Litigation Committee. He is Co-Editor of the ABA Business Torts Model Jury Instructions (4th Ed.).
Mr. Nelson is a 1986 cum laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he served as an Articles Editor on the Wisconsin Law Review and was awarded Order of the Coif. He is a member of the Illinois and Wisconsin State bars and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, the Western District of Wisconsin, and the Eastern District of Michigan.