Timothy R. Nelson Honored on 2021 Notable Gen X Leaders in Accounting, Consulting and Law List Published by Crain's Chicago Business


Aronberg Goldgehn is proud to announce Timothy R. Nelson has been selected to Crain’s Chicago Business2021 Notable Gen X Leaders in Accounting, Consulting and Law list. Tim’s inclusion in this esteemed list directly results from his dedication to his diverse client network and advancement of the firm and local community.

At 34, Tim was entrusted with a management role as Co-Chair of the firm’s Business Law and Transactions practice group and has since implemented effective strategies to increase the diversity and productivity of the group. In 2021 alone, he helped to increase the group’s diversity composition by nearly 18 percent, focusing on the recruitment of high-quality associate attorneys that have been historically underrepresented. Tim has also contributed to expansion of the firm’s Technology and Cannabis practice areas within this group.

He further molds the next generation of high-powered attorneys by co-leading Aronberg Goldgehn’s formal mentoring program in which he prepares attorneys assigned to the Business Law and Transactions practice group.

Continuing the development of the firm, Tim serves on the Executive Committee of Netlink Alliance, an international network of mid-sized law firms, which facilitates the firm’s ability to remain competitive in the global space by connecting clients with high-quality legal counsel around the world.

Outside of the firm, Tim takes an active role in improving the community around him. He currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center of Chicago. In the past, Tim successfully ran for Ogden Dunes public office, serving a three-year term as Town Council member and was also President, and he recently completed a term as Vice President on the Board of Directors of Discovery Charter School.

Read Tim’s full special feature in Crain’s here.

As a business lawyer with broad transactional experience, Tim represents clients in connection with business formation, start-up and governance matters; corporate structure and business planning matters; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; joint ventures; private debt and equity offerings; commercial finance transactions; as well as real estate, leasing and licensing transactions.

Crain’s Chicago Business selects leading Chicago-based attorneys for recognition in the Notable Gen X Leaders list based on their power to effect change in their roles, serve as models and mentors to other attorneys and assume leadership roles in professional organizations and community service initiatives outside of their firm.

More information about the Notable Gen X Leaders in Accounting, Consulting and Law list and the selection process can be found here.

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