Siri Nelson is an associate attorney and policy counsel at Kohn, Kohn Colapinto, where she specializes in SEC/CFTC whistleblower law and False Claims Act/Qui Tam rewards.
Nelson is also a professor at Northeastern University School of Law. Nelson was the recipient of the highly prestigious and competitive Estelle S. Kohn Memorial Fellowship awarded by Northeastern University School of Law. She graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in May 2019. Ms. Nelson graduated summa cum laude from the College of New Rochelle, School of New Resources, with a B.A. in Liberal Arts focused on the Social Sciences.
As a fellow at Kohn, Kohn, and Colapinto, Siri contributed to the Amicus Brief urging the Supreme Court to grant certiorari in Butler v. Board of County Commissioners for San Miguel County and contributed to the drafting of multiple comments to the SEC on their proposed rulemaking. As a law student, Siri was a 2017 Internet Public Interest Opportunities Program Law Clerk at the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC); a 2018 Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy Fellow; and an intern at the United States Office of Special Counsel. Siri was also a Big Ideas speaker at the 2019 NYU Grunin Center conference on “Legal Issues in Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing – in the US and Beyond" and recognized for her work as an inductee to the prestigious Northeastern Huntington 100, an honor recognizing students who make exemplary contributions to the Northeastern community while also maintaining excellent grades.
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