Eric L. Nelson

Eric L. Nelson

Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

Recognized since 2010

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Construction Law

Litigation - Construction

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Construction
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Eric Nelson is a partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock and practices in the area of construction law and government contracts, representing owners, engineers, general contractors, EPC and design-build contractors, construction managers and subcontractors. Mr. Nelson’s practice primarily involves dispute resolution of construction-related claims. He has tried cases in federal and state courts throughout the county and before the various federal government boards of contract appeals. He has also participated extensively in alternative dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation and arbitration, both nationally and internationally. In addition to dispute resolution, Mr. Nelson works with clients in negotiating and drafting construction contracts and assists clients with project administration and performance problems. Mr. Nelson received his law degree from Washington & Lee University Law School and his undergraduate degree from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo.


  • Marquis One Tower, Suite 2700
    245 Peachtree Center Avenue, NE
    Atlanta, GA 30303

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Construction

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Construction, Atlanta (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

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