Consistently Recognized for Premiere Healthcare Expertise and Superior Workplace Culture
In addition to delivering exceptional results and outstanding client service, the leadership at Nelson Hardiman has made it a priority to create an inclusive, empowering and innovative workplace that nurtures top talent, collaboration, passion, and purpose. We remain committed to building a corporate culture that values individuals, fosters creativity, and makes work relationships both meaningful and enjoyable.
Nelson Hardiman is consistently recognized for its premiere, cutting-edge healthcare expertise, and superior workplace culture. We are proud to share some of our most recent honors, awards, and recognition reflecting the notable accomplishments of our firm:
The Legal 500 recognized Nelson Hardiman as one of the top “Healthcare: Service Providers” law firms in the country.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Nelson Hardiman a Tier 1 law firm for Health Care Law and Administrative / Regulatory Law in its “Best Law Firms in America for 2020” publication.
Nelson Hardiman was named to Vault’s “Top 150 Under 150” list in 2019, which highlights the “best-known and most sought-after” law firms with less than 150 attorneys.
Vault ranked Nelson Hardiman the #2 mid-size firm nationally.
Benchmark Litigation “Recommended” Nelson Hardiman’s Litigation Practice and recognized Partner Mark Hardiman as a “Litigation Star.”
Law360 ranked Nelson Hardiman the #6 Best Law Firm for Minority Equity Partners in 2019.
The Los Angeles Business Journal named Nelson Hardiman one of the “Best Places to Work in Los Angeles” and one of the “Top Law Firms to Work for in Los Angeles” in 2019.
Partners Mark Hardiman, Aaron C. Lachant, Hope R. Levy-Biehl, John A. Mills, Harry Nelson, and Stacie K. Neroni were named as “Best Lawyers” by The Best Lawyers in America (2020 Edition).
Katherine Bowles, Kathryn F. Edgerton (Russo), Aaron C. Lachant, Aviva Morady, and Jonathan Radke were selected to the 2019 Southern California Rising Stars list published by Super Lawyers.
Partner Aaron C. Lachant was named to the 2018 Daily Journal “Top 40 Under 40” list recognizing the top 40 attorneys in California under 40-years old.
"We turned to Nelson Hardiman to navigate a serious challenge that competitors had triggered with state regulators. The firm came through in the clutch with expert advice on ground breaking issues. Nelson Hardiman guided us to a significant victory."
Peter Holt, President and CEO, The Joint Corp.
"I've used Nelson Hardiman for healthcare advice and legal assistance over the last six years. They’ve helped me with numerous transactions. When a business opportunity or idea presents itself, Harry is my first phone call. If I get the green light from Harry, we usually move forward."
Akiva Greenfield, CEO, Nexus
"You don't have to spend much time with Harry to realize how extraordinary he is -- as a brilliant mind, as a visionary in business, and as a human being. There is nobody more knowledgeable about the healthcare business and healthcare law than Harry Nelson. His concern and caring for his clients on a personal level is above and beyond anything that I've seen."
Sharon Rich, CEO, Think Business Growth
"People just recognize within the first minute or two of speaking with Harry that he knows what he's talking about. He’s an excellent source of information, an expert in the law, and an expert on public affairs issues as it relates to healthcare."