Chris Nelson helps clients solve issues in business transactions they may not yet know exist. He is a problem solver who understands the intricacies of a balance sheet and can look at the big picture of a deal. Chris combines his experience working with large and small entities, his accounting knowledge, and his training as an attorney to efficiently and effectively help clients solve problems.
Chris’s practice emphasizes corporate and general business law, intellectual property, and business acquisitions and transactions. Chris specializes in corporate acquisitions for closely held companies. Much of his time is dedicated to working with large, complex, multi-national firms. He also enjoys helping the start-up business.
Chris brings a multidisciplinary approach to his corporate transactional practice. He has earned recognition for his corporate practice from Chambers & Partners and from Best Lawyers in America and has passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.
Chris and his wife, Liz, are both metro Des Moines natives. After college, they chose to return to central Iowa because of the strong sense of community this region affords. Chris and Liz have two children. The Nelsons are active in their church.