- Maritime, Oilfield and Insurance
|Contact Info||Telephone: (713) 651-2958|
Fax: (713) 651-2978
|University ||Rhodes College, B.S., Biology, 2000|
|Law School||The University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2003 Virginia Journal of Law and Technology|
|Admitted||2003, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit|
|Born||Alexandria, Louisiana, 1978|
Joanna Nelson, of counsel, practices in the firm's Houston office. She is a member of the Maritime, Oilfield and Insurance group, with her practice focusing specifically on insurance and reinsurance matters.
Ms. Nelson has experience with insurance litigation at the trial and appellate levels. She has negotiated settlement releases and has experience reviewing and negotiating indemnity agreements as well as analyzing and resolving multiple coverage issues. Prior to joining Liskow & Lewis, Ms. Nelson was an associate in Cozen O'Connor's Global Insurance group, where she represented clients in insurance litigation.
In 2003, Ms. Nelson received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology. During law school, she worked as a law clerk with the United States Attorney's Office in Washington, D.C., as well as an intern in the City Attorney's Office in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She is a 2000 graduate of Rhodes College, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Ms. Nelson is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Insurance and Appellate Sections of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, and the Texas Young Lawyers Association. She is admitted to practice in Texas state and federal courts and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Honors & Affiliations
•American Bar Association
•State Bar of Texas, Member, Sections of Appellate and Insurance
•Houston Bar Association
•Texas Young Lawyers Association
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