von Briesen Welcomes Reid Hazelton and Kristen Nelson

May 13 2024


von Briesen & Roper, s.c., announced continued growth with the addition of Reid J. Hazelton and Kristen N. Nelson in their Milwaukee office.

Reid J. Hazelton is an Associate in the Business Practice Group. Hazelton focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, business and corporate issues and Corporate Transparency Act compliance. Prior to his legal career, Hazelton worked in the aerospace and automotive industries and co-founded a branded luxury goods manufacturing company. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bar Association. Hazelton received a J.D., magna cum laude, from Marquette University and a B.A. and from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. 

Kristen N. Nelson is a Shareholder in the Health Law and Government Enforcement and Internal Investigations Sections. Nelson focuses her practice on professional license defense including health care licensure, Medicare/Medicaid fraud, government investigations and enforcement actions, and professional liability. Nelson is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in Health Care Law (2024) and a Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation. She is on the Board of Directors for the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and Friends of the Milwaukee Library. Nelson is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, American Bar Association (Health Law Section), Milwaukee Bar Association, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Association for Women Lawyers and Professional Dimensions. She received a J.D., Certificate in Health Law, from DePaul University and a B.S. from the University of Illinois.