Albert R. Bell , Jr. - Ward and Smith, P.A.

Albert R. Bell , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

Mr. Bell has more than 40 years of experience in labor, employment, and government regulation matters, including 30 years of practice in the private sector.  His experience encompasses federal and state court litigation of employment issues, including charges of civil rights discrimination.  Mr. Bell also advises clients on a wide range of employment regulatory and legislative issues, appearing on their behalf before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and federal and state wage and hour divisions.  He has extensive experience representing individual faculty members, administrators, coaches, and athletic directors.  Mr. Bell also has represented medical and dental school professors and department heads.  His service to individual educators covers the entire scope of the employment relationship, from reviewing employment agreements to negotiating severance agreements.  Mr. Bell has provided counsel on tenure matters.  He also has dealt with institutional due process issues in public education over a wide range of employment issues with public entities.  Mr. Bell is a frequent lecturer and has written extensively on a wide range of employment and government contract topics.  He has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his respective fields of law.

Wake Forest UniversityJ.D. Campbell UniversityBA 1966
American Bar AssociationEastern North Carolina Inn of CourtFourth Circuit Judicial ConferenceNorth Carolina Bar AssociationNorth Carolina Bar AssociationNorth Carolina ChamberRegional Transportation Alliance* Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions:

Office Location

Wade II, Suite 400
5430 Wade Park Boulevard
P.O. Box 33009
Raleigh, NC 27636-3009
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management