Jonathan E. Nelson
Jonathan Nelson helps protect the interests of manufacturers and other companies facing product liability claims, mass torts and complex business disputes. He has been part of the defense team for a Fortune 100 global brand in a product liability action; represented a public company in a shareholder derivative class action; and, represented numerous companies in breach of contract actions.
Working with business owners, executives and leaders of small businesses and large corporations, Jonathan’s practice includes:
- Business Disputes – Representing clients in an assortment of cases involving breach of contract actions, shareholder derivative actions, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and other commercial tort actions.
- Products Liability & Torts – Representing pharmaceutical, medical device and other manufacturers in various product liability actions.
Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Jon Phipps McCalla in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee.
Tennessee Bar Association — Leadership Law Program (2023)
U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee — Standing Local Rules Committee
Memphis Bar Association — Young Lawyers’ Division, Board of Directors
American Bar Association
Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court — Associate Member
Litigation Counsel of America — Associate Fellow
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Media Mentions & Firm News
The Best Lawyers in America© — Commercial Litigation (2021-2024)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2014-2023)
University of Memphis Law Review — Senior Notes Editor
CALI Award Recipient in Civil Procedure II