I have joined forces with two experienced
lawyers, John B. Madden, Jr. and Barry Black, to form a law firm. Nelson Madden Black LLP will concentrate on the representation of churches, temples, synagogues, mosques, religious
schools and other religious institutions. We
represent clients in federal, state and city courts and agencies, in arbitrations, in administrative
and church courts, and in business negotiations.
Areas of practice include: litigation; church governance; breach of contract disputes; copyright enforcement and defense;
First Amendment litigation; administrative and judicial appeals; political and religious asylum applications and appeals;
church real estate development and construction; religious worker visa applications; church discipline and representation.