Press Release
January 19, 2021

Holland & Knight Adds Corporate Lawyer Jeffery Bell in New York

NEW YORK (January 19, 2021) – Corporate lawyer Jeffery Bell has joined Holland & Knight as a partner in the firm's New York office. Mr. Bell focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities matters. Most recently, he was a partner at Morrison & Foerster.

Mr. Bell represents public and private acquirers and target companies in domestic and cross–border leveraged and strategic acquisitions, financings and other investments. He also has significant experience advising clients in connection with contested transactions, securities law and exchange rule compliance, and corporate governance matters. Mr. Bell counsels clients in a range of industries, with particular experience in the financial services, technology, healthcare/life sciences, energy, real estate, and consumer product sectors.

"Jeff is a well-regarded M&A and private equity attorney, and brings a highly sophisticated practice to the firm," said Amy Leder, the co-head of Holland & Knight's Northeast Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group and executive partner of the New York office. "He also is a great addition to our growing Representations and Warranties Insurance practice given his substantial experience representing underwriters of RWI policies in connection with M&A deals."

"Holland & Knight is the perfect match for my practice. The firm's platform will allow me to continue to expand my traditional transactional work and significantly grow my RWI practice," said Mr. Bell.

Mr. Bell received a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and an A.B. degree from Dartmouth College.

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