Christopher Bell

Attorney at Law
Jackson, Lewis, Schnitzler & Krupman,MN


Christopher Bell, Attorney at Law Jackson, Lewis, Schnitzler & Krupman 150 Fifth Street Towers 150 South Fifth Street, Suite 280 Minneapolis, MN 55402 Christopher Bell is a nationally recognized expert, lecturer and trainer on the ADA. He was the Acting Associate Legal Counsel for ADA Services and a principal advisor to Chairman Evan J. Kemp, Jr., at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. He spearheaded the development of EEOC's ADA regulations, Technical Assistance Manual and ADA sections of the Compliance Manual. He also played a significant role in the development of the ADA, providing technical assistance to the White House and Senate and House committees during the ADA's legislative process. His co-authorship in 1983 of Accommodating the Spectrum of Individual Abilities provided the conceptual foundation for this landmark legislation. Bell gained trial experience as a legal services lawyer. Joining Jackson, Lewis, Schnitzler & Krupman in 1993, Bell conducted litigation under the employment and public accommodations Titles of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and provided expert technical assistance to Jackson Lewis trial attorneys litigating cases under the ADA. He is an inactive partner of Jackson, Lewis. Bell graduated from Clark University (B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1974) and Antioch School of Law (J.D. 1977). He is a member of the Florida (1977), District of Columbia (1979) and Minnesota (1997) bars and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Districts of Columbia, Maryland, and Minnesota.