Jack R. Nelson

Jack serves as Global Chair of Reed Smith’s Litigation Department.

Jack focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and financial services litigation. He has substantial state and federal court experience successfully defending class actions, including especially claims concerning consumer lending products and matters alleging violation of various state unfair competition laws. He has defended and prosecuted a wide variety of contract, fiduciary duty and business tort claims on behalf of commercial entities, and has successfully defended business entities in multiple actions alleging fraud and alleged violation of the federal RICO statute. Jack also has substantial private arbitration and mediation experience.

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Areas of Practice 1) Financial Services Litigation, 2) Litigation & Dispute Resolution, 3) Commercial Litigation and Disputes and 4) Financial Industry Group
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 1983
Education University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, B.S., 1980
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Reed Smith LLP
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