Nelson G. Wolff Selected Among the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers For 2014
Nelson Wolff, partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, was selected for membership in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers. This honor is extended only to those few attorneys displaying superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership.
Nelson represents railroad employees in personal injury and death cases under the FELA, and maritime workers under the Jones Act. Throughout his career, he has successfully tried cases in multiple jurisdictions and recovered millions of dollars on behalf of injured railroad workers and inland river mariners. An example of his work is a case for an injured railroad worker who was unable to return to his job as a conductor, where the jury awarded a verdict of $12.5 million against the BNSF Railway Company.
Additionally, Nelson has been serving on the Board of Governors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys since 2004. He has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Railroad Law, and has been selected as a Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer by the publisher of Law & Politics in every year since 2005 in the field of Transportation Law. Nelson has had numerous articles published in legal journals on personal injury subjects and has presented legal seminars to other attorneys.