DeWitt Welcomes Two Attorneys to its Minneapolis Office

Dec 1, 2019 | Michelle M. Friedman

MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – DeWitt LLP announced today attorneys Nathan J. Nelson and Alex W. Johnson joined its Minneapolis office in the Business and Estate Planning practice areas.

Nelson joins the firm as a partner.  As a corporate and estate planning attorney, Nelson focuses his practice on addressing both general and specific business matters, including start-ups, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and dissolutions. He has extensive experience in business succession and tax planning matters. In addition, he drafts tax-efficient estate planning instruments to transfer wealth from one generation to another. 

He earned an L.L.M from Villanova University School of Law, a J.D., from Hamline University School of Law and a B.A., from the University of St. Thomas.  Nelson is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota Trucking Association, Transportation Lawyers Association and is a Board Member of Hold Your Horses.

Johnson joins the firm as an associate.  A large portion of his practice relates to real estate and leasing transactions.  Additionally, as a transactional attorney, he represents individuals and businesses to address their legal needs.  He is well versed in acquiring and selling businesses and real estate and provides insight to clients regarding the legal components and mechanics of the transaction. In addition, he assists business clients with governance matters and provides legal insight on day-to-day operational issues. 

He earned a J.D., from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and a B.A., from the University of Iowa.  Johnson is a member of the Minnesota State Bar and Hennepin County Bar Associations.