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Melissa Morgan Nelson

Practice areas:

Contracts & Agreements, Employment & Labor, Intellectual Property, Advertising

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About Me

Melissa Morgan Nelson is General Counsel for SanMar Corporation, the nation's premier supplier of wholesale apparel and accessories. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Employment & Labor: 30%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 30%
  3. Advertising: 20%
  4. Intellectual Property: 20%

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Contact Info


30500 SE 79th St.
Issaquah, WA, 98027-8700



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising Stars of Washington LawN/A2007
Rising Stars of Washington LawN/A2006
Rising Stars of Washington LawN/A2005
Rising Stars of Washington LawN/A2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
General CounselSanMar Corporation2007 - Present
AssociatePerkins Coie LLP2000 - 2007
Law Clerk for Hon. Ronald M. GouldUnited States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit2000 - 2000
AssociatePerkins Coie LLP1999 - 1999

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2005 - 2007
Washington State Bar Association, Consumer Protection and AntitrustExecutive Committee2004 - 2005

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical EconomicsA.B. with honors1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Dependency CASA Program Pro Bono Attorney TrainingTrial Preparations2007
Washington State Bar Association CLE, “Trends in Antitrust Policy"Co-Chair2004