Dennis Nelson

Partner

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Biography

Dennis Nelson is one of the founding partners of McCullough, Campbell & Lane LLP.  Mr. Nelson has over 30 years of experience in representing U.S. and international insurers with respect to complex professional liability claims involving multi-national insurance brokers, large U.S. law firms and major accounting firms. He evaluates insurance coverage for the insured professional firms and then analyzes the merits of the claims asserted against these firms by third parties, in order to make claim-handling recommendations to his insurance company clients.

Over the years, Mr. Nelson has handled a wide variety of types of claims against professionals and has represented the interests of insurers with respect to some of the largest malpractice claims ever made in the U.S. against insurance brokerage firms, law firms and international accounting firms.  Mr. Nelson served as law clerk to Hon. Donald Holbrook, Jr. of the Michigan Court of Appeals from May 1977-1978.

Education

University of Michigan, A.B., with high distinction, 1974

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1977

Admissions

Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Memberships

Illinois State Bar Association; International Bar Association; Professional Liability Underwriting Society