Jeff R. R. Nelson is an associate in Mayer Brown's Los Angeles office. He focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, particularly class action defense. He advises and defends financial institutions and developers in real property matters, including construction, real estate development, land use entitlement disputes, foreclosure and residential mortgage-backed securities disputes concerning bank-owned properties. Jeff has assisted Fortune 500 automotive companies with internal investigations, regulatory compliance, and nationwide class action lawsuits and multidistrict litigation. Jeff has also been involved in consumer class action false advertising and product labeling cases for several multi-national food and beverage clients.
Jeff is also actively involved in pro bono projects for the firm. He has appeared in court on behalf of unaccompanied immigrant children from Honduras who seek asylum from violent gangs and drug cartels in their home country.
Jeff graduated from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Prior to law school, he received a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA, Jeff completed a semester abroad in Madrid where he studied international law at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Jeff is conversant in both written and spoken Spanish.