NELSON W. PHILLIPS III

Partner – Milwaukee

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BIOGRAPHY

Nelson W. Phillips III served as a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge. He is experienced in representing commercial and health care clients in a variety of matters, including contract disputes, white collar investigations, intellectual property claims, and defense of nursing care facilities. For over nine years, Mr. Phillips also served as a federal and state prosecutor in both the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office where he litigated numerous cases before the Wisconsin Federal District and State Circuit Courts and tried a large number of those cases to verdict. As a prosecutor, Mr. Phillips has argued cases before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Phillips has tried both federal and state civil cases in Wisconsin courtrooms, too, including a six-week jury trial in which he helped to defend a construction company against allegations of negligence, breach of contract and fraud.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  1. Landmark Credit Union Board (Associate Director)
  2. Wheaton Franciscan Elmbrook Memorial Foundation (Board Member)

CONTACT

735 N. Water Street, Suite 610, Milwaukee, WI 53202
P: (414) 436-0353  /  F: (414) 436-0354

PRACTICE AREAS

  1. Consumer Litigation
  2. ERISA, Labor & Employment
  3. Intellectual Property
  4. Litigation

EDUCATION

  1. University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D.
  2. University of Michigan, B.A., English Literature

ADMISSIONS

  1. Wisconsin
  2. U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  3. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Board Member, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  2. Milwaukee Bar Association
  3. Serjeant’s Inn
  4. Seventh Circuit Bar Association

HONORS

  1. Appointed as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge (2011)
  2. Fellow in the Wisconsin Law Foundation
Nelson-Phillips-III_750x750_C
BIOGRAPHY

Nelson W. Phillips III served as a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge. He is experienced in representing commercial and health care clients in a variety of matters, including contract disputes, white collar investigations, intellectual property claims, and defense of nursing care facilities. For over nine years, Mr. Phillips also served as a federal and state prosecutor in both the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office where he litigated numerous cases before the Wisconsin Federal District and State Circuit Courts and tried a large number of those cases to verdict. As a prosecutor, Mr. Phillips has argued cases before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Phillips has tried both federal and state civil cases in Wisconsin courtrooms, too, including a six-week jury trial in which he helped to defend a construction company against allegations of negligence, breach of contract and fraud.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  1. Landmark Credit Union Board (Associate Director)
  2. Wheaton Franciscan Elmbrook Memorial Foundation (Board Member)

PRACTICE AREAS

  1. Consumer Litigation
  2. ERISA, Labor & Employment
  3. Intellectual Property
  4. Litigation

EDUCATION

  1. University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D.
  2. University of Michigan, B.A., English Literature

ADMISSIONS

  1. Wisconsin
  2. U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  3. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  2. Milwaukee Bar Association
  3. Serjeant’s Inn
  4. Seventh Circuit Bar Association

HONORS

  1. Appointed as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge (2011)
  2. Fellow in the Wisconsin Law Foundation

CONTACT

735 N. Water Street, Suite 610, Milwaukee, WI 53202
P: (414) 436-0353
F: (414) 436-0354

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