Philip J. Nelson

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Portland, Oregon

Slinde Nelson
Philip J. Nelson
Slinde Nelson

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Real Estate, Intellectual Property Litigation view more

Licensed in Oregon since: 2001

Education: University of Washington School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2011

Slinde Nelson

425 NW 10th Ave
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97209 Visit website


As a founding partner of Slinde Nelson Stanford law firm in Portland, Oregon, Philip J. Nelson brings a unique flavor to the practice of business law. His philosophy respects the idea that a business person would prefer to run his or her business instead of sitting in a courtroom. With that focus, Mr. Nelson approaches the litigation of business disputes and contract issues with the mind of an entrepreneur.

After completing his bachelor’s degree at Southern Oregon University, Mr. Nelson went on to earn his law degree from the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle. In 2001, he obtained legal approval from the Oregon State Bar to practice law. In addition, he is a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.

Not content with practicing law in a big firm, Mr. Nelson co-founded Slinde Nelson Stanford as an alternative for clients seeking outstanding service with a personal touch. Mr. Nelson’s smart style of litigating has gained the respect of clients and colleagues alike. His purpose is to provide efficient protection for the interests of his clients and allow them to return to business as quickly as possible.

Whether a client is facing a breach of contract issue, shareholder dispute, allegations of fraud or a misunderstanding between partners, Mr. Nelson knows that, above all, the client wants the issue resolved quickly and affordably. Moreover, he knows that the best way to deal with legal issues in a business is proactively. To that end, clients can depend on Mr. Nelson to provide sound advice for avoiding disputes and conflicts to keep their businesses running smoothly.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business, Intellectual Property Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 40% Business Litigation
  • 40% Real Estate: Business
  • 10% Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 10% Mergers & Acquisitions

First Admitted: 2001, Oregon

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Educational Background:
  • Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon, B.S.
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Office location for Philip J. Nelson

425 NW 10th Ave
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97209

Phone: 503-567-1234


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2011

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