Randi R. Nelson
285 Riverside Avenue
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 557-8018 fax
University of Texas at Arlington
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University
- American Bar Association, Member, Present
- Connecticut Bar Association, Member, Present
- Fairfield County Bar Association, Member, Present
- Westport/Weston Bar Association, Member, Present
- Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk at Stamford, Special Master for Family Matters
- Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport, Special Master for Family Matters, Present
Nelson is a member of the American, Connecticut, Fairfield County, and Westport/Weston bar associations. In addition, she is a special master for family matters in the Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport and Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk at Stamford.
In 2007, Nelson received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she was a member of the Kappa Tau Alpha honor society. She earned her juris doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in 2010. She also received a merit-based scholarship and was a member of the Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender.
Nelson has earned the following awards/recognitions:
- Connecticut Rising Star as recognized by Super Lawyers since 2015
- 10 Best Female Family Law Attorney by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 2019
- 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Connecticut by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys since 2015
- America's Most Honored Professional Award in 2017
- Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Connecticut Under the Age of 40 as recognized by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys in 2014 and 2016
- New Leaders in the Law as recognized by the Connecticut Law Tribune in 2013
Hornung v. Hornung - Successfully tracked $32 million over the duration of a 16-year marriage to determine that the funds were separate property according to the terms of the pre-nuptial agreement. An award of $7.5 million lump sum alimony does not constitute a property distribution in violation of the terms of the parties' pre-nuptial agreement.