Skip to main content

Douglas Michael Nelson

Business Attorney at Haddonfield, NJ

5.0   1 review

also known as Douglas Nelson, Doug Nelson

  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 12 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 12 years
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2011
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2011
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Douglas

Learn Douglas’s areas of practice.

Douglas Nelson is a founding partner of Moustakas Nelson LLC, where he counsels startups, entrepreneurs, and established businesses in a variety of transactional business matters, primarily in the technology, internet, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.

Doug also advises investors and emerging companies regarding financing, both bank and privately funded ventures.

Doug provides counsel on a wide range of transactional matters including:

  • corporate formation and shareholders/operating agreements
  • sales, purchases, mergers, and acquisitions
  • general and commercial contracts
  • venture capital and seed financing
  • copyright application, analysis, and protection
  • trademark applications and USPTO Office Action responses
  • intellectual property licensing
  • software and SaaS licensing
  • consulting agreements
  • data security
  • domain name cybersquatting
  • Internet hosting, design agreements, and data-sharing agreements
  • online transactions
  • privacy policies
  • terms of use / terms of service
  • trade secrets and restrictive covenants

Photos and videos

Our lovely office in Downtown Haddonfield


Moustakas Nelson LLC
255 Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ, 08033

Business lawyers nearby


5.0 / 5.0
  1 customer review
5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Posted by anonymous | November 2, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Really helpful and knows business law
Attorney Nelson helped me form and set up my start up business in New Jersey and made the whole process easy and affordable. He even helped with finding investors for my product.


We have not found any cost information for this lawyer

Contact for Details


AVVO RATING 8.0 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Moustakas Nelson LLC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Capehart Scatchard, P.A.
  • 2013 - 2017
  • Law Clerk
  • Chambers of Karen L. Suter, P.J. Ch. (now J.A.D.)
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Law Fellow
  • Office of Senator Christopher A. Coons
  • 2011 - 2012
View all work experience


  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • JD
  • 2011
  • University of Delaware
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2007

Sample of Legal Cases

  • $20mm merger of two legal technology companies
  • Merger successful and client paid in cash and stock of acquirer.


  • American Bar Association
  • 2020 - Present
  • District III.B (Burlington County) Attorney Ethics Committee
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Stars
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer
  • 2023
  • Order of the Coif
  • SHU Law
  • 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Presentation to Adult Cardiovascular Disease Fellows
  • Dr. Contracting 101
  • 2019

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (2)
Endorse Douglas
Business Attorney | Nov 01
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Nov 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Corporate and incorporation

Avvo Contributions

This attorney hasn't created any legal answers in Q&A or legal guides recently on Avvo.

Haddonfield Business Lawyer Douglas Michael Nelson
Douglas Michael Nelson
Business Attorney
Haddonfield, NJ
Licensed for 12 years