Eckert Seamans Strengthens Commercial Litigation Practice with Arrival of Lisa A. Bell
November 8, 2022
Previously Recognized as a Top 100 Black Attorney in America, Bell Joins as Member
Eckert Seamans announced today an additional expansion to its growing Washington, D.C. presence with the arrival of Lisa A. Bell. She joins the firm’s Litigation practice recently from Best Best & Krieger LLP.
As a partner at Best Best & Krieger LLP, Bell built upon her extensive experience with law firms defending private sector employers and government contractor clients in the areas of commercial law, constitutional torts, employment law, government contracts, regulatory/compliance, and litigation matters. She developed a federal regulatory practice working with public agencies and municipalities, both locally and throughout the country, focusing on telecommunications and broadband issues. Her niche is crafting novel and creative remedial plans to protect clients and their business in local and high profile cases alike.
“We are thrilled to welcome Lisa to Eckert Seamans. She is a talented litigator who will expand our platform capabilities advising our clients in their litigation disputes not only in Washington, but nationally as well,” said Edward J. Longosz, Member-In-Charge of our Washington, D.C. office.
Bell previously served as a senior counsel and trial attorney in the D.C. Office of the Attorney General, where she managed, tried, and supervised more than 100 matters. She also served as general counsel to the D.C. deputy mayor for Planning and Economic Development and senior legal advisor to the D.C. zoning administrator. Her litigation experience includes federal and state court as well as administrative boards and federal agency reviews, such as U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Program Compliance and alternative dispute resolution forums like mediation and arbitration.
“We are delighted to have Lisa join the firm as we continue to reach new heights of achievement and tap into our attorneys’ diverse backgrounds to provide a broader and more complete perspective for our clients,” said Timothy Hudak, Chief Executive Officer.”
Recognized in Top 100 Black Attorneys in America for last three years, Bell earned her J.D. from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, and her B.A. from California State University, Northridge.