Everett Nelson

Overview of Experience and Nature of Practice:

Everett joined the firm in 2009. He focuses his practice primarily on real estate and business transactions, including commercial leasing and acquisitions. His clients include publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) and a large privately held hospice provider. Everett also has experience in healthcare regulatory matters, including compliance with the anti-kickback and Stark laws.

Everett has represented clients in business and real estate transactions across the United States, and has extensive experience in commercial leasing and real estate transactions, having served as national counsel to multiple REITs. These transactions include purchase and sale transactions, office (including medical office) leases, shopping center leases and triple net master leases of senior housing facilities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and office buildings. Everett also negotiates construction and facility redevelopment agreements on behalf of his clients. Everett’s experiences include representing local businesses in small transactions as well as publicly traded REITs in large multi-state transactions, such as the sale of a portfolio of 20 skilled nursing facilities across five different states.

Before attending law school, Everett spent two years in a General Electric Company management program in which he held jobs across the GE supply chain and received extensive management training. While at GE, Everett held roles in production management, supplier quality, and purchasing.


University of Kentucky (J.D., 2009, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif); University of Kentucky (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2004, summa cum laude)

Bar Admissions

Georgia (2009); Kentucky (2010); Registered to practice patent cases before the US Patent and Trademark Office (2009)


Kentucky Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Health Lawyers Association

Life Beyond the Law

Everett is an avid runner and enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.