Jacob Nelson is a member with Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman where he is engaged in the firm’s Business and Commercial Litigation Group. Mr. Nelson’s practice is centered on general commercial litigation, distribution and franchise-related litigation, and construction law. Prior to joining Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman in 2015, Mr. Nelson worked as a litigation attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP in Milwaukee.
Mr. Nelson served as a law clerk to Judge James E. Gritzner of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. During law school, he was a judicial extern to Judge Aleta A. Trauger of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. Prior to law school, Mr. Nelson was a member of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Graduate||Leadership for Five Seasons||2017|
|Rising Stars||Great Plains Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Stars||Great Plains Super Lawyers||2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association (Iowa chapter)||N/A|
|Iowa State Bar Association||Litigation Section||N/A|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||N/A|
|Linn County Bar Association||N/A|
|Vanderbilt University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Iowa||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
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