Mr. Bell represents companies and individuals in complex commercial and tort litigation in disputes involving contract claims, trade secrets, deceptive trade practices, antitrust law, employment law, construction law, as well as in personal injury and health care matters in state and federal courts. He has litigated and tried cases as second chair in state and federal courts in Texas, and has litigated cases in federal courts in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, North Carolina, and West Virginia. He has assisted in briefing appeals before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Eleventh Circuits and has arbitrated cases under the American Arbitration Association’s Commercial and Construction Rules. He also has represented clients involved in government civil investigations.
A former advanced placement high school teacher and coach, Mr. Bellunderstands the necessity of setting clear goals and objectives with clients and co-counsel, the importance of consistent communication, the need to balance hard work and efficiency, and the expectation to be prepared and perform strongly. His educational foundation, paired with legal experience and comprehension of applicable laws, allows him to convert and convey complex issues into concise and understandable messaging for clients, juries and judges, and provide staunch, sophisticated, and common-sense representation for clients.
Mr. Bell earned his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Texas at Dallas. He graduated cum laude from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While attending law school on the Dennis Barger Memorial Scholarship, he served as a managing editor on the International Law Review Association and earned enough hours to become a member of the Pro Bono College, all while continuing to work full-time as a high school teacher. Mr. Bell interned with the U.S. Department of Labor and the Rockwall County District Attorney’s Office during law school.
Mr. Bell is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.