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Jack Nelson is an associate in Covington’s Litigation and Investigations Practice Group.

  • Independent investigations concerning allegations of sexual misconduct at multiple institutions.
  • Representation of a pharmaceutical company in a DOJ/SEC investigation concerning alleged violations of the FCPA.

Pro Bono

  • Representation of a plaintiff in a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office for over 23 years of wrongful imprisonment. 
  • Representation of a gay asylum seeker from Russia.
  • Successful representation of a gay asylum seeker from Ghana.

Previous Experience

  • NYU Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy, Research Fellow (2013-2015)
  • World Resources Institute, Development Program Coordinator (2010-2012)
  • Office of U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Legislative Correspondent (2009)