Albert Taylor Nelson, JR.

Of Counsel – Litigation

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EXPERIENCE

Mr. Albert Taylor Nelson, Jr. is Of Counsel to the firm and specializes in litigation and workers’ compensation.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Nelson taught Social Studies at the nationally renowned Cass Technical High School in Detroit, Michigan.

Over the years, Mr. Nelson has been active in the community, involving himself with numerous civic and professional organizations. He is a former Board Member of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, a national organization established to honor distinguished workers’ compensation attorneys. Further, he is a former board member of the American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Blood Services, serving as Secretary and on the Executive Committee. Mr. Nelson also was appointed and reappointed to the State Board of Ethics by Governor Rick Snyder. The seven-member board serves as an advisory and investigatory committee which determines the ethical conduct of classified state employees and public officers in the executive branch of the Michigan State Government.

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P  (248) 457-7126
E  anelson@gmhlaw.com

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EXPERIENCE

Mr. Albert Taylor Nelson, Jr. is Of Counsel to the firm and specializes in litigation and workers’ compensation.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Nelson taught Social Studies at the nationally renowned Cass Technical High School in Detroit, Michigan.

Over the years, Mr. Nelson has been active in the community, involving himself with numerous civic and professional organizations. He is a former Board Member of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, a national organization established to honor distinguished workers’ compensation attorneys. Further, he is a former board member of the American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Blood Services, serving as Secretary and on the Executive Committee. Mr. Nelson also was appointed and reappointed to the State Board of Ethics by Governor Rick Snyder. The seven-member board serves as an advisory and investigatory committee which determines the ethical conduct of classified state employees and public officers in the executive branch of the Michigan State Government.

Practice Areas

•  Litigation
•  Workers’ Compensation

EDUCATION

•  University of Detroit, B.A., magna cum laude, History
•  University of Detroit, M.A., Public Administration
•  Wayne State University, J.D.

Admitted to Practice

•  Michigan: 1980

Memberships

•  American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Blood Service, Former Board Member, Former Secretary of the Executive Committee
•  The City of Troy’s Personnel Board, Former Chairperson
•  Detroit Workplace Development Commission, Former Member
•  Economic Club of Detroit, Life Member
•  Optimist Youth Foundation of Detroit, Former Board Member
•  Optimist Club of Northwest Detroit, Former Member
•  Detroit City Year, Former Board Member
•  The College of Workers’ Compenstion Lawyers, Former Fellow and Chairman of the Nominating Committee

Distinctions

top lawyers: 2013

2013-2016

2014-2016

top lawyers: 2013

2013-2016

2014-2016

  Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan
  Appointed to the State Board of Ethics

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Contact

P  (248) 457-7000
F  (248) 457-7001
E  contact@gmhlaw.com

Honors

US News Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
Detroit Free Press Top Places to Work
Leading Lawyers
DBusiness Top Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviewed
Fortune Magazine Top Ranked Law Firms

Contact

P  (248) 457-7000
F  (248) 457-7001
E  contact@gmhlaw.com