Bill Nelson is an attorney in the Environmental and Energy Strategies Practice Group. Bill’s practice focuses on assisting commercial, industrial and municipal clients on a wide range of environmental and energy issues, including complex remediation matters, interfacing with state and federal environmental agencies, redevelopment of Brownfield properties, permitting and enforcement defense matters, and renewable energy development projects.
Prior to joining Godfrey & Kahn, Bill was an attorney with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. He served as primary legal counsel to the Remediation and Redevelopment Program, including legal aspects pertaining to the WDNR’s development and implementation of policies and regulations pertaining to Per- and Polyfluoroalkylated Substances (PFAS), contaminated sediment cleanups and pertaining to the administration of the Wisconsin Voluntary Liability Exemption Program.
Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School
Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin – Madison