Andrew L. Nelson



Andrew L. Nelson is a certified public accountant and a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP. As a member of the firm’s Taxation Practice, he counsels and represents public and closely held businesses, limited liability companies, and other business clients in federal and state taxation matters, hearings, trials and appeals. He also has substantial experience in organizing start-up, emerging growth and development stage companies; computer tax law; utility law; tax, valuation and fiduciary litigation; and related taxation issues.

Thought Leadership

Mr. Nelson has served as a lecturer for numerous seminars on tax and business-related topics, and is a contributing author to the ABA Sales and Use Tax Deskbook.


Mr. Nelson has been Peer Review Rated as BV® Distinguished™, a mark of excellence in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.


Mr. Nelson received his B.B.A. degree in accounting, with honors (1990), and his J.D. degree, cum laude (1993), from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Nelson is an active member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, where he is a contributing author for the Uniform Examination for Certified Public Accountants. He is also an active member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Wisconsin (Taxation, Business/Corporate and Energy/Public Utilities Law Sections).


Mr. Nelson is admitted to practice in the state of Wisconsin, and before the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Western District Court.