James M. Nelson

James M. Nelson is Co-Chair of the firm’s National Labor & Employment Practice’s ERISA Litigation team, as well as, Chair of the Sacramento office’s Labor & Employment Practice. He represents employers and ERISA plan fiduciaries in matters concerning ERISA compliance, fiduciary responsibility, collective bargaining, wage and hour, employee benefits, safety, discrimination, wrongful termination, and other labor and employment issues. His experience includes complex litigation, class action defense, administrative proceedings and appeals, as well as advice and counseling to ERISA plan fiduciaries of single-employer and multi-employer plans. James has counseled clients in numerous industries, including construction, transportation, health care, hospitality, manufacturing and publishing.

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Areas of Practice 1) Labor & Employment, 2) Global Benefits & Compensation, 3) Fiduciary Litigation, 4) Litigation, 5) Class Action Litigation, 6) Global Human Capital Solutions, 7) ADA, 8) Accessibility, 9) Building & Life Safety Codes, 10) Automotive Dealerships and 11) ERISA
Law School J.D., University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 1981
Education B.A., University of Arizona, 1979
Bar Member / Association State Bar of Washington, State Bar of Arizona, StateCalifornia, Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Most recent firm Greenberg Traurig LLP
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