Douglas M. Nelson

Douglas M. Nelson

Partner at Moustakas Nelson LLC - Attorneys at Law
  • Business Law, Communications & Internet Law, Trademarks ...
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Mr. Nelson is a founding member of Moustakas Nelson LLC, where his practice includes corporate and business counseling, trademark application, outside general counsel, information technology, healthcare, and other transactional business representation, for clients ranging from individuals and start ups to publicly traded institutions. Mr. Nelson also litigates estate, trust, fiduciary, and guardianship matters, including will challenges and contested guardianships before New Jersey and Pennsylvania probate and orphans’ courts.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Nelson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen L. Suter, P.J. Ch., Chancery Division, General Equity and Probate Part (now Appellate Division), where he received first-hand experience in New Jersey’s general equity and probate trial court. In that role, Mr. Nelson authored hundreds of draft decisions and legal memorandum regarding New Jersey probate, foreclosure, and general equity matters and wrote extensively on New Jersey trade secret law, non-competition agreements, temporary restraining orders, restrictive covenants, and probate litigation issues.

Mr. Nelson also previously served as a law fellow in the Office of Senator Christopher A. Coons in Washington DC and Wilmington, Delaware, where he focused on providing policy recommendations on cyber security and intellectual property for Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearings as well as issues concerning Dodd-Frank disclosure requirements, EB-5 investor visa program changes, and tax credits for startup corporations.

Mr. Nelson is a resident of Marlton, New Jersey. Outside of law, Mr. Nelson enjoys book collecting, surfing and fishing on Long Beach Island, and all things tech.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Communications & Internet Law
    Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
District III.B (Burlington County) Attorney Ethics Committee
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Healthcare Forum Committee, Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce
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Seton Hall University School of Law
J.D. (2011) | Law
Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Order of the Coif; New Jersey Federal Bar Association Scholarship
Activities: Seton Hall Law Review, Articles Editor
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University of Delaware
B.A. (2007) | Political Science & History
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The Pennington School
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Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
State Bar of New Jersey  # 023312011
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Burlington County Bar Association
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State Bar of Pennsylvania  # 311672
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Pennsylvania Bar Assocation
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Contact & Map
Moustakas Nelson LLC
18 Grove Street
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Telephone: (856) 772-7802
Fax: (856) 282-5552