Harry Nelson (author)

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Harry Nelson is an American author and healthcare lawyer.[1] He is the founder of Nelson Hardiman.

Nelson specializes in regulatory and healthcare legislation.[2] He is also the author of a notable book on opioids, The United States of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain.[3]

Early life[edit]

Born into a Jewish family, Nelson received his education from the University of Michigan School of Law where he received an artium baccalaureus (AB) in 1990.[4][5] In 1992, he received his JD from the University of Michigan School of Law.[6][5]

He is also an alumnus of Wexner Graduate Fellowship.[4]

Career[edit]

Harry Nelson is the founder of Nelson Hardiman LLP which is based in Los Angeles, the United States.[7] The firm is included in national and regional rankings published by the U.S. News & World Report.[8]

In January 2017, Nelson wrote his first book, From ObamaCare to TrumpCare: Why You Should Care, along with Rob Fuller, a former hospital executive.[2] The editor-in-chief, Rick Weinberg, of California Business Journal, reviewed the book positively and wrote, "Harry Nelson has written the definitive book on the broken American healthcare system that is being used by legislators to learn more about how to solve the U.S.’s chronic healthcare dilemma as ObamaCare turns into TrumpCare."[2]

In March 2018, he developed a certification program for addiction treatment facilities in conjunction with American Addiction Treatment Association.[9]

In March 2019, he published his second book The United States of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain.[10] The book was reviewed by Kirkus Reviews.[11] The foreword of the book was written by Lisa Marie Presley in which she talked about her addiction to opioids and drugs such as pain killers.[10] Presley became addicted in 2008 and she explained ill-effects of drug abuse on her and her family.[12]

He is also a member of the board of Project Opioid, based in Florida, the United States.[13]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fuller, Rob; Nelson, Harry (2017). From ObamaCare to TrumpCare: Why You Should Care
  • Nelson, Harry (2019). The United States of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • The Best Lawyers in America for work in Health Care Law[14]
  • Best Lawyers in America (2010–2018)[14]
  • Southern California Super Lawyers (2010–2018)[14]
  • Martindale-Hubbell (2010–2018)[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Can Britney Spears Really Terminate Her Conservatorship? Experts Weigh In After Bombshell Hearing". PEOPLE.com. Archived from the original on 2021-09-02. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  2. ^ a b c "OBAMACARE TO TRUMPCARE. WHY CARE? HERE'S WHY – California Business Journal". calbizjournal.com. June 26, 2017. Archived from the original on September 2, 2021. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  3. ^ Odell, Michael. "The boy who grew up in the shadow of Elvis". Archived from the original on 2021-09-02. Retrieved 2021-09-02 – via www.thetimes.co.uk.
  4. ^ a b "Vayeshev: Balancing Act". December 9, 2009. Archived from the original on September 2, 2021. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  5. ^ a b "Harry Joshua Nelson Profile | Los Angeles, CA Lawyer | Martindale.com". www.martindale.com. Archived from the original on 2021-09-02. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  6. ^ "Lawyer Limelight: Harry Nelson". Lawdragon. June 4, 2017. Archived from the original on 2021-09-02. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2021-10-20. Retrieved 2021-09-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Nelson Hardiman, LLP – Rankings". U.S. News & World Report. Archived from the original on 2021-09-02. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  9. ^ "American Addiction Treatment Association". April 9, 2018. Archived from the original on September 2, 2021. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  10. ^ a b Lisa Respers France (6 June 2019). "Lisa Marie Presley writes about her opioid addiction". CNN. Archived from the original on 2 September 2021. Retrieved 2 September 2021.
  11. ^ "THE UNITED STATES OF OPIOIDS | Kirkus Reviews". Archived from the original on 2021-05-01. Retrieved 2021-09-02 – via Kirkus Reviews.
  12. ^ Napoli, Jessica (June 5, 2019). "Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley, reveals past battle with opioid addiction". Fox News. Archived from the original on September 2, 2021. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  13. ^ Nelson, Harry. "Opioid overdoses: Another huge public-health threat | Commentary". orlandosentinel.com. Archived from the original on 2021-09-02. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  14. ^ a b c d "Harry Nelson – Los Angeles, CA – Lawyer". www.bestlawyers.com. Archived from the original on 2021-04-30. Retrieved 2021-09-02.