Partner & Corporate Attorney

Mr. Nelson is a founding member of the firm, where his practice includes corporate and business counseling, trademark application, outside general counsel, information technology, healthcare, and other transactional business representation, for clients ranging from individuals and start ups to publicly traded institutions. Mr. Nelson also litigates estate, trust, fiduciary, and guardianship matters, including will challenges and contested guardianships before New Jersey and Pennsylvania probate and orphans’ courts. Before entering private practice, Mr. Nelson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen L. Suter, P.J. Ch., Chancery Division, General Equity and Probate Part (now Appellate Division), where he received first-hand experience in New Jersey’s general equity and probate trial court. In that role, Mr. Nelson authored hundreds of draft decisions and legal memorandum regarding New Jersey probate, foreclosure, and general equity matters and wrote extensively on New Jersey trade secret law, non-competition agreements, temporary restraining orders, restrictive covenants, and probate litigation issues. Mr. Nelson also previously served as a law fellow in the Office of Senator Christopher A. Coons in Washington DC and Wilmington, Delaware, where he focused on providing policy recommendations on cyber security and intellectual property for Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearings as well as issues concerning Dodd-Frank disclosure requirements, EB-5 investor visa program changes, and tax credits for startup corporations. Mr. Nelson is a resident of Marlton, New Jersey. Outside of law, Mr. Nelson enjoys book collecting, surfing and fishing on Long Beach Island, and all things tech.

Bar Admissions

  • 2011 State Bar of New Jersey
  • 2011 State Bar of Pennsylvania

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, 1109 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102
J.D. - Juris Doctor - 2011
University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
B.A. - Bachelor of Arts - 2007
The Pennington School, Pennington, New Jersey
H.S. Diploma - 2004
Legal Resources
Forming a Start-up with Partners? (be sure to have a written agreement in place)
March 01, 2018 - Douglas Nelson

Agreements between partners and co-founders as to management, contributions, time commitments, and more, are often done with a handshake and without a written legal agreement. This is frequently a costly mistake that can be eliminated or minimized with a well-crafted founders' agreement.

Blockchain in Healthcare - Technological Marvel, Regulatory Nightmare
March 01, 2018 - Douglas Nelson

Blockchain – the ledger currently used in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency transactions – has the potential to revolutionize EMR by recording any and all transactions ever to occur during a patient’s care.

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