David Nelson Named Chair of Construction and Commercial Litigation Section of LADC
About David Nelson
David Nelson is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1985 and practices in the construction and commercial litigation groups. David was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Construction Law and Construction Litigation (2010-2014). For over 25 years he has represented construction clients in a wide variety of construction disputes including litigation, contract negotiation and interpretation, arbitration and mediation, lien rights and remedies under the Public Works Act and the Private Works Act, performance, payment, bid and retainage bond rights, and liability and responsibility issues.
The LADC is a nonprofit organization intended to bring together by association, communication and organization, lawyers who devote a substantial amount of their professional time to the handling of civil litigation and whose representation in such cases is primarily for the defense; to provide for the exchange among the members of this Association of information, ideas, techniques of procedure and court rulings relating to the handling of litigation in an effort to enhance the knowledge and improve the skills of defense lawyers; to elevate the standards of trial practice in this area and, in conjunction with similar associations in other areas, to develop, establish and secure court adoption or approval of a high-standard code of trial conduct and courtroom manners; to support and work for the improvement of the adversary system of justice in our courts; to work for the elimination of court congestion and delays in civil litigation; and in general to promote improvements in the administration of justice and to increase the quantity and quality of service and contribution which the legal profession renders to the community, state and nation.