Adam Nelson, a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney, represents individual and business clients in commercial transactions, emphasizing:

  • Commercial leasing (including resolution of commercial landlord and tenant disputes and representation of landlords in tenant bankruptcies)
  • Sales and purchases of commercial and residential real estate
  • Sales and purchases of businesses and business assets
  • Organization of business entities such as corporations and limited liability companies
  • Commercial lending (including representation of both lenders and borrowers and including SBA loans)
  • Creditors’ rights.

Adam is a regular speaker on commercial lease drafting, defaults and bankruptcy. He joined ThompsonMcMullan after graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1995. Prior to law school, Adam attended the Pennsylvania State University, from which he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, graduating first in his MBA class. From 1987 until 1992, he served as a corporate financial analyst for Ford New Holland, Inc., the agricultural subsidiary of Ford Motor Company.

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • Pennsylvania State University, MBA, Finance, 1987
    • Graduated first in the class
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Psychology (Business Minor), 1985
  • AV Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite”, Real Estate/Land Use category, 2012 – 2016
  • Selected to the Super Lawyers Virginia List, Business/Corporate Law category, 2014 – 2016

William and Mary Law School, Adjunct Professor, Spring 2017
Advanced Writing and Practice – Transactions Course


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15marAll DayGuest Lecturer, Real Estate Leasing for Advanced Transactional Practice CourseWilliam and Mary Law SchoolPresented by: Adam R. Nelson
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