Mr. Nelson represents clients before, among others, the American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and tribunals constituted under the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission of International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the federal and state courts of the United States. Mr. Nelson’s international litigation and arbitration experience includes disputes involving contracts, international trusts, partnerships (limited and general) and corporate law, as well as cases falling under the 1980 Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). Mr. Nelson has been involved in litigation arising under the U.S. Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA), the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA), the Helms-Burton Act of 1996, Section 1782 (the cross-border discovery statute), the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and the 1965 Hague Convention on Service of Process. Additionally, Mr. Nelson regularly advises sovereign and corporate clients on public international law issues, including under multilateral treaties, such as NAFTA; the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) bilateral investment treaties (BITS); and other international trade/investment agreements. He is co-editor of Take the Witness: Cross-Examination in International Arbitration (2d ed. 2018) and the Journal of Enforcement of Arbitration Awards. Before joining SKadden in 2000, Mr. Nelson practiced as a commercial litigation attorney at major law firms in England and Australia. He has been selected as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Chambers Latin America, The Best Lawyers in America and Who’s Who Legal - Arbitration. Mr. Nelson also was selected by Benchmark Litigation as a 2021 and 2016 Benchmark Litigation Star, and was named to Lawdragon’s inaugural Global Litigation 500 list in 2021. Mr. Nelson also is a prize winner of the 2013 ILO Client Choice Awards in the New York arbitration category and the Burton Award for legal writing, and has been published several times in leading publications, including a leading treatise on serving foreign defendants from countries that are not party to the Hague Convention, “Overseas in Non-Hague,” in the New York Law Journal.