Gretchen Nelson

Ms. Gretchen Nelson
Attorney at Law, Los Angeles

Current Term: Sept. 15, 2020 - Sept. 14, 2023
Membership: Voting member reappointed by the State Bar Board of Trustees
Internal Committees: Executive and Planning Committee; Legislation Committee

Ms. Gretchen Nelson is a founding partner at Nelson & Fraenkel, LLP, specializing in complex class actions, derivative actions, intellectual property, personal injury/wrongful death, and business matters. She is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles.

Ms. Nelson is past president of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and past chair of its Litigation Section. She has served on the Board of Trustees for the California State Bar and was its first treasurer.

Ms. Nelson has lectured on class-related litigation issues as well as trial advocacy and evidence for many organizations, including the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, American Association for Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, California’s CEB Program, the Practicing Law Institute, and the ABA’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.