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Troy L. Bell




Troy works on mass-tort litigation for medical device and pharmaceutical clients as well as product manufacturers. He joined the firm after 20 years of experience working in the medical device and pharmaceutical industry. Troy has experience in the litigation process, including discovery, drafting motions, and depositions. He works on key litigation issues, prepares reports, and develops depositions and trial testimony.



  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2021, 2022)


  • DRI, Co-Vice Chair - YLC Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, YL Seminar Marketing Committee
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter
  • Jefferson Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louis A. Martinet Society, Greater New Orleans Chapter


  • J.D., Southern Law Center (2016)
  • B.A., Trinity International University (1997)


  • Louisiana state courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana


  • Louisiana Center for Children's Rights, Board of Directors
  • The ProBono Project

Publications and Presentations

  • The Importance of MDL Bellwether Trial Opening Statements and Closing Arguments
    DRI For The Defense September 2022
  • Panel Discussion: Confidential Designation and Sealed Documents
    Federal Bar Association CLE June 29, 2022
  • Opening and Closing Statements and their importance during MDL Bellwether trials - Presentation
    2022 DRI Young Lawyers Seminar: Atlanta, GA June 2022
  • GNO Martinet’s Raising the Bar and Mental Health and Wellness Panel Discussion
    Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Louis A. Martinet Society CLE Program May 26, 2022
  • My Brother’s Keeper, conquering societal biases in the legal profession
    Southern Regional of the National Black Law Students 51st Regional Convention February 24, 2022
  • Can You Hear Me Now? (Lessons in Effective Internal Communication)
    DRI Managing Partners and Law Firm Leaders Conference August 26, 2021
  • The Importance of Young Lawyer Involvement in Firm Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
    DRI Raising the Bar Volume 17 Issue 2 June 2021
  • Leadership that Matters: Finding Your Own Success
    DRI March 31, 2021
  • Guarding Your Physical Mental Health
    Greater New Orleans Martinet Society, CLE presentation January 28, 2021
  • The Covid-19 Pandemic Impact on the Mindset of the Juror Concerning Money Damages in Litigation
    Pfizer Inc., CLE Presentation November 10, 2020
  • Heeding the Heeding Presumption in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Failure to Warn Litigation
    DRI Rx For the Defense volume 28, Issue 2 July 9, 2020