Overview Intelligence Brittany J. Nelson Senior Counsel bnelson foley.com Download vCard Brittany J. Nelson is senior counsel and a litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. Her experience includes representing businesses, nonprofit organizations, and other entities in bankruptcy litigation matters. Ms. Nelson has also represented debtors and creditors before Federal Bankruptcy, District Courts, Court of Appeals and various state courts. She is a member of the firm's Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations and Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practices. Representative Transactions* Representing financial institution in adversary proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia involving fraudulent transfer and preference allegations. Representing major nonprofit organization in Chapter 11 proceedings in the Eastern District of Virginia (In re National Heritage Foundation). Also represented same nonprofit organization in related litigation throughout the country, including state court litigation in Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Representing a major former subprime lender in adversary proceeding against insurance company in Chapter 11 proceedings in the Central District of California. *Certain of these transactions occurred prior to Ms. Nelson joining Foley & Lardner LLP. Before joining Foley, Ms. Nelson was a litigation associate with Patton Boggs, LLC, and served as a law clerk with the District Court of the United States Virgin Islands. Education Ms. Nelson earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude, 2003) where she was a senior articles and notes editor for the American Criminal Law Review. She authored an article titled "Financial Institutions, Eighteenth Annual Review of White Collar Crime," 40 AM. CRIM. L. REV 653 (2003). Ms. Nelson earned her bachelor's degree in history from Harvard University (A.B., cum laude, 2000) and was a Harvard National Scholar as well as the recipient of the Radcliffe Traveling Fellowship. Admissions Ms. Nelson is admitted to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia and Utah. Publications Ms. Nelson co-authored the article, “How To Determine Whether a Debtor’s Interest in a Decedent’s Estate is (Or May Become) Part of the Debtor’s Bankruptcy Estate,” that was published in NABTalk in Fall 2014.