Event, News / November 2022

Spiro Harrison Announces Name Change to Spiro Harrison & Nelson LLC with Addition of Brian M. Nelson and Kira S. Dabby

RED BANK, NJ – Spiro Harrison has added two experienced partners, Brian M. Nelson and Kira S. Dabby, to its Red Bank, New Jersey office. With the addition of the two new partners, effective immediately, Spiro Harrison will be Spiro Harrison & Nelson LLC. “Brian M. Nelson is one of the state’s preeminent redevelopment attorneys representing both public and private clients on many complex projects,” said Jason Spiro, founding partner of Spiro Harrison & Nelson. “We’re thrilled to have someone of Brian’s caliber and experience join our firm as a named partner as we expand the scope of services the firm offers.”

Prior to joining Spiro Harrison & Nelson, Brian was the founding managing partner of Archer & Greiner’s Red Bank office and Chair of the firm’s State and Local Law Government Group. Over the last decade, Brian has represented some of the largest local public entities in the state, including the Township of Middletown, the City of Hackensack, the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, and the City of Newark in varying capacities.

“It’s gratifying to join a team of exceptionally talented and agile attorneys capable of handling complex legal matters,” said Brian M. Nelson. “In its short history, this Firm has become known for its sophisticated and creative approach to some of the most challenging legal representations. I look forward to continuing the growth of Spiro Harrison & Nelson and to continuing to serve its clients with the winning combination of big law experience and outstanding responsiveness that they expect.”

Kira S. Dabby, an experienced litigator and redevelopment attorney, also joined the firm as partner. Kira joins Spiro Harrison & Nelson from Archer, where she was a partner in the State and Local Government Affairs group. Prior to joining Archer, Kira practiced commercial litigation at Latham & Watkins, where she played a lead role in defending one of the first natural resource damage actions to go to trial in the United States.

“Kira Dabby is an incredibly talented litigator and redevelopment attorney,” said founding partner David Harrison. “She has obtained numerous victories on behalf of clients at trial and on appeal, and her passion for defending clients’ interests matches her strong intellect and legal expertise. We’re thrilled to have her join our firm as a partner.”

Kira concentrates her practice in municipal law, redevelopment law, governmental defense litigation, and complex commercial litigation. A Harvard Law School graduate and former big law litigator, Kira has broad litigation, trial, and arbitration experience in matters of public entity liability, natural resource damages, employment discrimination, redevelopment law, defamation, fraud, and complex business disputes.

On joining Spiro Harrison & Nelson, Kira S. Dabby said, “I’m excited to join a firm that has the talent and expertise to tackle the most complex types of litigation while still providing personal attention to each and every client. I look forward to contributing to Spiro Harrison & Nelson’s strong growth in the years to come.”

“Name Change as Spiro Harrison Law Offices Adds Name Partner, Second Veteran Lawyer,” ROI NJ >>

“Nelson joining top litigation firm now known as Spiro, Harrison & Nelson,” NJ Globe >>

“Spiro Harrison Brings On Top Archer Atty As Name Partner,” Law360

Learn more about Brian M. Nelson here >>

Learn more about Kira S. Dabby here >>