Kyle D. Nelson


  • location icon Minneapolis, MN
    Wells Fargo Center
    90 7th Street, Suite 2800
    Minneapolis, MN 55402

Kyle D. Nelson is an associate in the Minneapolis office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Products Liability, Life Sciences, and Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practices. He helps defend clients and manufacturers across a wide range of industries in state and federal courts, including entities in the medical device, life sciences, consumer product, and agribusiness fields. His experience spans all stages of litigation from the drafting of dispositive, Daubert, and discovery motions; working with expert witnesses; conducting fact and investigation development; and preparing for the defense and taking of depositions.

Kyle received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Ohio State University and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Hildy Bowbeer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and spent a summer as a law clerk at the Federal Trade Commission.


"Avoiding Gold Mines and Land Mines," co-authored, DRI's In-House Defense Quarterly, Spring 2022


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Minnesota
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
    • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas




Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter


University of Minnesota Law School

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2020

  • National Moot Court

The Ohio State University

Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, 2017

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