Stuart G. Nielson, an associate in the business law and real estate groups at A to Z Law, was recently recognized as one of the top 40 up-and-coming business leaders under age 40 in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties by the Pacific Coast Business Times’ 11th Annual 40 Under 40 special report. Nielson was honored for his dedication to his real estate and land use clients and to the nonprofit community. He received the honor at an awards dinner on Oct. 17 at the Topa Tower Club in Oxnard.
A 2001 graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Nielson serves on the Lawyer Referral and Information Service Committee of the Ventura County Bar Association. Nielson has assisted a number of local nonprofit organizations with various projects on a pro bono basis, including the Museum of Ventura County and theVentura Botanical Gardens, which he assisted in finalizing a long-term lease with the City of Ventura to secure a site for the future development of the gardens in Grant Park inVentura. He recently joined the board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme.