Meyer, Unkovic & Scott today announced that The Legal Intelligencer has selected Nicholas Bell as a 2017 Lawyer on the Fast Track.

The Legal Intelligencer’s Lawyers on the Fast Track program is an annual award listing that celebrates the next generation of lawyers. To be considered for this honor, nominees must be under the age of 40 and base his or her practice in the state of Pennsylvania. Submissions and letters of recommendations are then analyzed by a judging panel made up of members of the state’s legal community. The resulting 2017 list consists of those nominees with the highest composite scores from the panel.

Bell is an associate and member of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. He represents clients in a variety of complex commercial and business disputes in state and federal courts. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to Judge Joy Flowers Conti of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Bell earned a juris doctor from Duquesne University School of Law and a master of business administration from Duquesne University Donahue Graduate School of Business. He also holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from The Catholic University of America.

A dynamic member of the legal community, Bell is a barrister of the W. Edward Sell American Inn of Court, serving on its executive committee and as co-chair of the programming committee. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, serving on the council and as chair of the Education Committee. In addition, he is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and serves as a delegate for Zone 12 Allegheny County, House of Delegates.

Bell is active in the local community as well. He was a founding board member for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Children’s Trust and now serves as chair of its Grantmakers Committee. In addition, he serves as a Eucharist Minister at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Bell resides in Squirrel Hill with his wife and children.

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