DOUG NELSON

DOUG NELSON

Former Missouri Commissioner of Administration

Doug Nelson spent five years as Missouri’s State Commissioner of Administration working with all branches of government and every executive branch department on contracting and procurement matters. As Commissioner, he oversaw more than 2,000 active procurement contracts, information technology and cybersecurity issues, bond issuances and budget matters. Along with Doug’s unmatched experience in all types of government contract issues, his extensive network of national and state contacts makes him a great resource to clients. Doug also spent more than 18 years as an Assistant Attorney General focusing on consumer and contract litigation and administrative/regulatory matters. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1987 from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and Law degree in 1990 from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

CONTACT

314 E. High Street
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Telephone: +1 573.893.4336
Fax: +1 573.893.5398

UPDATES

Missouri Supreme Court Tosses Out 2018 Bill Due to Multiple Subjects

Missouri Supreme Court Tosses Out 2018 Bill Due to Multiple Subjects

A lawsuit filed by the City of De Soto and a De Soto resident (the plaintiffs) sought a declaratory judgment that a bill passed in 2018 by the General Assembly violated the “single-subject” provision of the Missouri Constitution and that the bill contained “an...

Governor Signs Legislation to Increase Missouri Gas Tax

Governor Signs Legislation to Increase Missouri Gas Tax

The Missouri General Assembly passed a gas tax increase in May 2021 to help fund road and bridge projects. On Tuesday, July 13, Governor Mike Parson (R) signed Senate Bill 262 (sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan). Beginning in October 2021...

General Assembly Passes 69 Bills in 2021 Legislative Session

General Assembly Passes 69 Bills in 2021 Legislative Session

The Missouri General Assembly ended the 2021 legislative session on May 14 with some major accomplishments in the 69 bills that crossed the finish line. More than 2,270 bills had been filed for the 2021 session and many of the provisions of these bills were added as...