Mike Nelson (Panelist)
Mike Nelson is a trial attorney and strategist who works at the intersection of mobility, tech, insurance and law. His clients are businesses focused on disruptive technologies affecting these sectors. He draws on his lifelong experience in the mobility sector to focus on regulatory and legal risks as he assists his clients embrace their future as they work through the introduction of Advanced Mobility Tech (AMT).
Many professionals claim to understand these unusual risks. But few, if any, have the 40 years of experience Mike has enjoyed as an automotive mechanic, strategist, business owner, insurance industry leader, regulatory attorney, and litigator. Additionally, Mike’s experience owning and driving several Level 2 ADAS equipped cars over 50,000 miles gives him an intimate perspective into the future of mobility.
The foundation of Mike’s professional life is built upon 28 years as a commercial litigator and regulatory attorney. Before that, he spent 12 years in the insurance industry. Mike’s litigation experience includes class action, multidistrict litigation, trial, and appellate work. He has litigated matters in most states in the U.S. and is licensed in five jurisdictions and admitted to practice in 13 U.S. district and circuit courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mike was appointed to and currently serves on the Rand Corporation’s Institute for Civil Justice on its Board of Overseers.