Vitae - Brian S. Nelson

Brian Nelson

Mr. Brian Nelson is General Counsel for the Lone Star College System.  He joined Lone Star College System August 25, 2008.

He is responsible for the management of ongoing litigation with respect to campus development, real property and transactional related matters; as well as preparation of legal advice and approval of transactional matters.  Mr. Nelson brings his background on issues pertaining to employment, student affairs, organizational governance, contract compliance, intellectual property and fundraising.

Nelson's experience also includes employment with an engineering group as Corporate Counsel and a construction management firm as Chief Corporate Counsel and Legal Officer. Mr. Nelson previously served at the University of Houston System/University of Houston as Associate General Counsel.

He received his legal education at Michigan State University College of Law in 1987 and undergraduate work at the University of Utah in 1984.  Mr. Nelson is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Utah State Bar, State Bar of Michigan and former steering committee member of the Corporate Counsel Division / ABA Construction Forum.