Eric D. Nielsen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

The Nielsen Law Firm, P.C.
 | 9800 Northwest Freeway, Suite 314, Houston, TX 77092
Phone: 713-524-4800
Fax: 888-587-9443
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff,
  • General Litigation (0%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

As founder of The Nielsen Law Firm, P.C., Eric D. Nielsen is committed to representing clients in Houston and across the state of Texas. He focuses his practice on handling personal injury cases that involve the following matters: wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, motor vehicle accidents, child injuries, inflatable "bounce house" injuries, water park injuries, burns, animal attacks, drunk driving accidents, plane crashes and construction accidents.

After graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston, Mr. Nielsen went on to earn a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas School of Law, graduating with high honors in 1982. While in law school, he was named grand chancellor of the school's honor society.

For more than 30 years, Mr. Nielsen has been protecting the rights of the injured. He knows the challenges people face as they recover from an act of negligence. Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in personal injury trial law, Mr. Nielsen takes the time to understand a client's goals for the case.

A fierce advocate in the courtroom, Mr. Nielsen has a proven track record of securing favorable verdicts and settlements for his clients. As a result of his achievements, he has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell and he holds an Avvo "Superb" rating.

Mr. Nielsen is admitted to practice in Texas, The State of Washington, and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. He holds memberships with the Texas Civil Rights Project, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, the Harris County Democratic Lawyers' Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General
  • 0%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents


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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Eric Nielsen

Admitted: 1982, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • West Publishing Award to Third Year Student with Highest Grade Point Average, 1982
  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Grand Chancellor
  • High Honors, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1991 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas, 1982; Washington, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1982

Educational Background:

  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas, B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) in Political Science, Honors: GPA: 3.97, Member of University of Houston Soccer Team, 1975-1978 (Spring 1978 SWC Champions), 1978
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Office Location for Eric D. Nielsen

9800 Northwest Freeway, Suite 314
Houston, TX 77092

Phone: 713-524-4800

Fax: 888-587-9443

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Last Updated: 12/9/2019

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