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.
U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee — Standing Local Rules Committee
Memphis Bar Association — Young Lawyers’ Division, Board of Directors
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court — Associate Member
Litigation Counsel of America — Associate Fellow
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Obtained a complete victory for the former vice president of Pilot Flying J who, along with three others, was accused of seeking to defraud customers.
Volunteered for Memphis Area Legal Services’ Saturday Legal Aid Clinic to provide pro bono legal advice to community members
Represented Roadlink Transportation (a subsidiary of Flying J Inc.) in a breach of contract lawsuit that arose from the sale of an aircraft to an individual
Obtained complete defense judgment on behalf of AutoZone in the bankruptcy court for the District of Delaware
The Best Lawyers in America© — Commercial Litigation (2021-2023)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2014-2022)
University of Memphis Law Review — Senior Notes Editor
CALI Award Recipient in Civil Procedure II