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 Lawyer” in the area of Environmental Litigation since 2015.
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.
January 22, 2016 - Maryland's highest court ruled that a citizen may sue the Maryland Department of the Environment for inverse condemnation for failing to enforce the requirements of a Consent Order which required that the Town of Goldsboro abate pollution caused by failing septic systems in the town.
Photos courtesy of Patuxent Riverkeeper (paxriverkeeper.org)