Stephen D. Nelson

  • Associate at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C. (67 Attorneys)
  • One Citizens Plaza, 8th Floor, Providence, RI 02903
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Stephen is a member of the firm’s litigation group. He represents clients in a range of civil matters in state and federal courts. These matters include contract disputes, employment disputes, fiduciary litigation, and other complex commercial litigation matters.

Prior to joining AP&S, Stephen worked as an associate at a business litigation boutique in Providence, where he practiced complex commercial litigation. In his practice, Stephen also draws on his experience as a law clerk to the Honorable Francis X. Flaherty of the Rhode Island Supreme Court and as a law clerk in the Rhode Island Superior Court.

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•Named Rhode Island Rising Star 2016 -2018, by the publishers of Super Lawyers
•Articles Editor, Roger Williams University Law Review
•Public Service Award, Roger Williams University School of Law

In the Community

•President, Main Street Association of East Greenwich

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
401.274.7200  Phone
401.351.4607  Fax
University Attended:
Tulane University, B.A., 2005
Law School Attended:
Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2012
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island; U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 2012, Rhode Island; 2012, Massachusetts; 2013, Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

•Member, Rhode Island Bar Association
•Member, Federal Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Successfully defended manufacturer of packaging equipment in litigation arising out of a dispute over repairs to a machine.; Successfully defended a construction company and its employees against a preliminary injunction motion in litigation over non-competition agreements between the employees and their former employer.; Assisted in representing and obtaining a favorable settlement for a multinational bank in litigation arising out of a financing transaction.; Assisted in representing a makeup manufacturer in litigation brought by its Chinese supplier in a case involving fraudulent payment instructions.; Assisted in representing an executive in breach of fiduciary duty and theft of trade secrets litigation brought by her former employer.; Assisted in representing a boat construction company in multimillion-dollar arbitration brought by a customer and obtained favorable finding on nearly every claim.; In defending litigation against a manufacturer brought by its former employee for unpaid wages, obtained ruling that treble damages were unavailable, reducing the manufacturer's exposure.
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