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Melissa K. Bell

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Melissa K. Bell is a litigation associate in the firm's Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on labor and employment litigation as well as advice and counseling. Melissa has experience in motion preparation and drafting, as well as civil discovery, including depositions, written discovery, and resolution of discovery disputes. As part of her work in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, Melissa has assisted in defending employers against claims involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, failure to accommodate, and failure to engage in the interactive process.

Melissa is an avid runner and hiker, and recently completed the John Muir Trail.


Melissa received a B.A., cum laude, from Georgetown University and a J.D. from University of California, Irvine School of Law. During law school, Melissa served as a senior staff member of the UC Irvine Law Review, and earned the distinction of Pro Bono High Honors for completing more than 200 hours of pro bono work. Additionally, Melissa served as a judicial extern for the Honorable David O. Carter of the United States District Court, Central District of California.

Bar Admissions

  • California