Brian W. Nelson

Brian Nelson is a litigation attorney who specializes in business and corporate law, insurance claims, and construction defects. He represents businesses, associations, and individuals in all types of disputes and through all stages of litigation. With experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous types of litigation, Brian is able to anticipate claims and arguments from opposing counsel and craft unique solutions and case management strategies that lead to successful resolutions.

Whether he is helping to start a new company, handling day-to-day business, or resolving legal disputes, Brian’s knowledge, determination, and experience help his clients achieve their goals in a cost-effective manner. Brian’s clients appreciate his passion, client service, and drive to obtain a favorable result.



  • Successfully resolved first party insurance appraisal dispute resulting in client receiving payment of more than $225,000 for property damage claim.
  • Obtained successful reversal of employee retirement benefits decision resulting in client receiving more than $300,000.
  • Represented businesses and individuals in defending claims ranging from construction defects, premises liability, employment disputes, and personal injury.
  • Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Jamie L. Cork in Dakota County District Court.

In The News


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, 2023-2024
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star® – 2017-2023

Past Seminars