B. Nelson Sproat


Nelson Sproat concentrates his practice on a broad range of finance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters.

Prior to joining Blank Rome, Nelson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Barbara J. Houser and Michelle V. Larson of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. He also previously worked for a wealth management firm and an investment company.

During law school, Nelson was a legal intern for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office as well as a legal extern for the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

Outside the Firm

Nelson enjoys golf, reading, history, and cooking. He is an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia 76ers, and the Pittsburgh Panthers.



  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute



  • Pennsylvania


  • University of Pittsburgh, BA, magna cum laude
  • Boston College Law School, JD, cum laude