Samuel D. Nelson

Tel | 414.276.5000




  • Marquette University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude)
  • St. Norbert College (B.A., magna cum laude)

Samuel D. Nelson

Sam is a member of the firm’s Business Law Practice Group, assisting clients in a wide variety of business law matters. While in law school, Sam was a research assistant to Dean and Professor Joseph Kearney at Marquette University Law School and a board member for the Marquette University Law Review, making Sam an adept legal researcher. Coupled with his volunteering for both the Milwaukee Justice Center and the ABA Legal Answers Clinic, as well as extensive work as a law clerk during his time in law school, Sam’s broad experience makes him a valuable resource, as he is able to help efficiently solve or answer a wide range of legal issues or questions.

Sam Assists Clients With

  • Commercial contracts
  • Drafting and revising contractual documents

Experience/Representative Client Work

  • Law Clerk, O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing
  • Research Assistant, Dean and Professor Joseph Kearney, Marquette University Law School

Professional Associations & Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Wisconsin State Bar Young Lawyer Association


  • Dean’s List, Marquette University Law School
  • CALI Awards, Legal Analysis, Writing & Research 1, Federal Income Taxation, Renewable Energy Law, Torts


  • Marquette University Law Review, Comment Editor

Community Involvement

  • Member, Pro Bono Society
  • Legal Volunteer, Milwaukee Justice Center Family Law Forms Clinic
  • Legal Volunteer, ABA Free Legal Answers