Lewis W. Bell

Lewis W. Bell


Watkins & Eager PLLC

Recognized since 2010

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

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Lewis W. Bell was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1987. His experience spans from general product liability, general personal injury litigation, and premises litigation to commercial and franchise litigation. His cases of note include Rials v. Philip Morris, USA Inc., et al. 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12420, February 21, 2007; Rawls v. Friedman's Inc., 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21333, June 27, 2003; Everett v. Friedman's Inc., 2005 U.S. Dist LEXIS 23345, August 12, 2005; Allen v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 153 F.Supp. 2d 886 (S.D. Miss. 2001); Farris v. Coleman Co., 121 F.Supp. 2d 1014 (N.D. Miss. 2000); National Iranian Oil Co. v. Ashland Oil, 716 F.Supp. 268 (S. D. Miss. 1989); Tyson Breeders, Inc. v. Harrison, 940 So. 2d 230 (Miss. 2006); R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. King, 921 So. 2d 268 (Miss. 2005); Nunnally V. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 869 So. 2d 373 (Miss. 2004); Owens Corning v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 868 So. 2d 331 (Miss. 2004); Lane v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 853 So. 2d 1144 (Miss 2003); and McDonald's Corp. v. Watson, 69 F.3d 36 (5th Cir. 1995).

Location

  • The Emporium Building
    400 East Capitol Street
    P.O. Box 650
    Jackson, MS 39205-0650

Education

  • Hampden-Sydney College, BA, graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, Mississippi Bar

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Awards:

  • Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2011-2014, Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010-2014, Personal Injury Defense: Products; 2011 Top 50 Mississippi)
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬«(2010-2015, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants)

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