Nelson, Ward T. - from United States

ID: 24380
Organization: BOC
Country of meeting: Sunshiners in the year 2008

Nelson became Chair of the Section in 1988 until the present, he has been a partner in the Minneapolis law firm of Dorsey & Whitney with a practice concentrating on the negotiation of international sales, distribution, licensing, and joint venture agreements as well as corporate acquisitions and the structure of foreign investments.

Before his service as Section Chair, Mr. Nelson chaired the Section's Committee on Technology Exchange and became Vice Chair for each of the Section's Divisions. Since the end of his term as Section Chair, he has served on the ABA Special Advisory Committee on International Activities and as Chair of the Section's Committee on Transnational Legal Practice. He has been deeply involved in the development of rules for the licensing of foreign lawyers in the United States and in negotiations with foreign governments and bar organizations related to the practice rights of United States lawyers in other jurisdictions.


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