Mr. Nelson’s firm represents clients in land use, environmental, nursing home, accident, medical injury, and commercial cases in administrative agencies in Maryland and Washington, D.C., Maryland’s trial and appellate courts, the federal trial courts in Maryland, the federal appellate court in Richmond, and appellate courts in Washington, D.C. Mr. Nelson has been recognized as a Maryland “Super Lawyers” in the area of Environmental Litigation since 2015. Mr. Nelson is the only lawyer in Maryland with that designation for the year 2019.
December 3, 2018 — The Maryland Court of Special Appeals vacated Prince George’s County’s District Council’s approval of Super Walmart in Clinton, Maryland because Walmart did not satisfy the requirements for a variance. Grant, v. County Council of Prince George’s County, Maryland Sitting as the District Council
October 23, 2018 — Prince George’s County Council enacted a new Zoning Ordinance that incorporated provisions limiting big-box stores for which the firm lobbied.
May 8, 2018 - Carroll County settled the Piney Run Preservation Association's long-standing legal challenge to Carroll County's illegal thermal pollution from the Hampstead Wastewater Treatment Plant into the Piney Run trout stream. Carroll County agreed to perpetually limit the volume of the discharge to a maximum of 550,000 gallons per day.