Anne Stalder Nelson was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1992 and concentrates her practice in the areas of Long Term Care and Medical Malpractice Litigation. Among other things, Ms. Nelson has extensive experience overseeing national long term care cases (including skilled living, assisted living, independent living and rehabilitation facilities), analyzing and making recommendations in the areas of potential liability, anticipated verdict and settlement values and defense strategy; as well as directly representing Illinois long term care facilities. The cases Ms. Nelson has defended are cases involving a wide range of allegations, including falls, prevention and treatment of wounds, dehydration and malnutrition, sepsis, physical and sexual abuse, improper use of restraints, elopement, inadequate pain control, medication errors, choking, premises liability, and failure to observe and/or notify physician of significant changes in condition.
Born in Oelwein, Iowa, Ms. Nelson earned her B.A. from Northwestern University in 1989 and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1992. Credentials and distinctions include Phi Beta Kappa, Leadership Greater Chicago Fellowship, and former Executive Director of Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and American Health Law Association.