Eric B. Nelson

Eric B. Nelson

Senior Associate
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lead Counsel |LC | Rated Eric Nelson is a trial lawyer practicing in the areas of workers' compensation & personal injury. Having handled hundreds of cases of litigation through settlement arbitration, mediation or trial, Mr. Nelson has extensive experience to help bring your case to successful resolution. Taking a hands-on approach, Mr. Nelson works directly with his clients on a face-to-face basis. He takes pride in being a counselor for his clients understanding the "attorney and counselor at law" motto is more than just words. Mr. Nelson has been recognized by his peers as a top lawyer in the Minneapolis personal injury field, being named a rising star by super lawyers in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Mr. Nelson & his wife along with three children live in Minnetonka, MN. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, golf, hockey, camping, backpacking & spending time with his family.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Minnesota Supreme Court Office of Cont. W., 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.A.
    • Major: International Relations and German

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers: 2014-2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • MSBA, Member, 2008 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • US Bank, Real Estate Analyst, 2002 - 2005

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, First Tee Golf Program, 2004 - 2005


  • German