Emily M. Bell, Esq.

Associate

Emily M. Bell, Esq. focuses her practice in internal investigations and healthcare litigation. She has a background in white collar defense and has experience with investigators, law enforcement officials and other agencies in the identification, collection and evaluation of evidence. 

As part of her practice, she represents doctors, hospitals and healthcare professionals in medical malpractice cases and works with individuals and corporations on risk management assessments, event investigations and policy analysis. 

In addition to her experience as an attorney, Emily was previously a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM)® and has attended births and performed prenatal and postpartum exams both in Pennsylvania and in the Philippines. 

While studying at Georgetown University Law Center, Emily was editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. After receiving her J.D., she served as a law clerk to the Hon. Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Following her clerkship, she joined Kirkland & Ellis, LLP in Washington, D.C. and was most recently an attorney at a firm in Lancaster, PA.  

EDUCATION

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2008 

Cook Honors College, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.A. English, 2003 

BAR ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania

District of Columbia (inactive)

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States Supreme Court  

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 

United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania 

United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania 

Superior Court of the District of Columbia 

MEMBERSHIPS

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Lancaster Bar Association

Lancaster Law Review Committee, Former Member

Civil Rules Task Force for the Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County, Former Member

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Lancaster Farmland Trust, Board of Trustees

Mock Trial Coach, Penn Manor High School

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Counseled and defended corporations, including a medical device corporation and one of the largest technology companies in the world, in a variety of enforcement matters, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), federal securities laws and regulations, the False Claims Act (FCA), and healthcare fraud 

Designed and presented investigations before Boards of Directors and enforcement authorities, including the U.S. Department of Justice 

Defended a large healthcare alliance corporation in a qui tam lawsuit and government investigation 

Defended an investment bank in a civil suit alleging that it had engaged in illegal naked short selling 

Successfully defended a Pennsylvania medical provider in connection with a qui tam suit and government investigation 

Represented various Pennsylvania medical providers in investigations led by the Bureau of Professional & Occupational Affairs (BPOA), the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH), local law enforcement, and licensing boards 

Defended in federal court a local business alleged to have violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) 

Negotiated zero-dollar settlements for defendants in three federal civil cases 

Obtained more than $2.7 million in settlements on behalf of clients 

Assisted in the representation at the investigation / trial stage of two individuals charged with capital crimes 

Successfully defended a Pennsylvania midwife in a homicide investigation 

Successfully represented a Cameroonian woman seeking asylum (pro bono) 

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