James D. Nelson

+1 206 268 8622, mobile: +1 206 369 5737

James Nelson has a diverse and complex litigation practice with an emphasis in business litigation. His principal areas of work include antitrust, sales of goods, intellectual property, corporate governance, securities, and construction and areas of procedural emphasis include jury trials, federal practice generally, class actions, and injunctions. He has been recognised by the periodical Washington Law & Politics in the “Super Lawyers” section between 2002-09. He was listed in Washington CEO, League of Justice (2006) and as a ‘Top Attorney’ in Washington CEO, “Top Washington 2007 Book of Lists EDUCATION University of Washington, J.D., 1980 University of Oregon, B.S. in Economics, 1977 REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS The following are among the clients that James has represented as trial counsel: Chrysler Corporation; Pfizer Inc.; 3M; Cooper Industries, Inc.; Cooper Cameron Corporation; Brunswick Corporation; Key Bank; Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, Inc.; Honeywell, Inc.; Motorola, Inc.; Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc.; Champion Enterprises, Inc.; Farmers Insurance Group; Allied Van Lines, Inc.; Roffe, Inc.; Wendy’s International, Inc.; Chrysler Financial Corporation; Chrysler Realty Corporation; Acustar, Inc.; Cooper-Bessemer Reciprocating, Inc.; McGraw-Edison, Inc.; Puget Sound Bank; Associated Grocers, Incorporated; Supermarket Development Corporation; Market Finance Company; Market Sales, Inc.; AG/Fleming Northwest, L.L.C.; Keith Uddenberg, Inc.; Spider Staging Corporation; Windswept Corporation; Alexander Hutton, Inc.; Damson Oil Company; Klauser Corporation; Equitable Capital Group, Inc.; Cape Fox Corporation; SJI Corporation; Cybersafe Corporation; Elliott Bay Marina Inc.; FDSI Consulting; Western Homes Corporation; National Advertising Company; Royal Pacific Orchards Limited Partnership; Columbia Crown Orchards, Inc.; NTM, Inc.; Howard Publications, Inc.; ImageScan, Inc.; Northwest Retail Ventures, L.L.C.; Dealer Computer Services, Inc.; KeyTrak, Inc.; Dymacol Corporation; Murray Franklyn Companies; Data-Part, Ltd.; HR Northwest, Inc.; Chauvin Arnoux, Inc.; GSG Corporation (Freddie’s Club Casino); Poulsbo RV; First Choice Business Machines; The Erection Company; The Toronto-Dominion Bank; Datacons Private Limited; The James Marshall Hendrix Foundation; Port of Tacoma; Fujisada L.L.C.; Grand View Homes L.L.C.; Our Land, Inc.; SEBCO, Inc.; Interstate Battery System of America, Inc.; Sysco Food Services of Seattle, Inc.; Cosmopolitan Imports, L.L.C.; Fringe Benefits Management Company; Argonaut Insurance Company; Searching Unlimited Limited; Domain Holdings Group; Northwest Auditing Resources; A R Hospitality, Inc.; Anvil Corporation; Altivity Packaging LLC; Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation; Regal Beloit Corporation; Industrial Ventilation, Inc.; 1,4Group, Inc.; Arrowood Indemnity Company; Kvalley Computers and Internet, Inc