Kirsten Nelson

An Associate at Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz, Kirsten has worked on teams that tried cases to jury verdicts in St. Louis and Philadelphia. She has experience in all aspects of trial strategy and preparation in complex litigation.

Kirsten graduated from The George Washington University Law School with honors, where she was a member of the Federal, Criminal, and Appellate law clinic. In connection with the clinic, Kirsten successfully represented a client before the Maryland intermediate court of appeals in his criminal appeal. Prior to law school, Kirsten founded a consulting company specializing in organizational development and financial management for clients in the entertainment industry. Since 2009, she has sat on the board of a national nonprofit organization. Before joining Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz, Kirsten was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in Washington, D.C.


  • The Honorable Thomas C. Wheeler, United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C.


  • Undergraduate: University of Maryland, B.A., French Language and Literature, magna cum laude.
  • Law: The George Washington University Law School, J.D., honors.

*Not admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. Supervised by an active member in good standing of the D.C. Bar.