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Brielle F. Bell

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1801 North Highland Ave
Tampa, Florida 33602
T: 813.204.6478
F: 813.223.9620

Brielle Bell is an associate in the firm’s Corporate and Transactional Practice Group. Ms. Bell’s practice includes representing clients in general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, contract negotiations, corporate governance, insolvency, and business restructuring. Ms. Bell regularly counsels’ clients in various aspects of the life cycle of a client’s business operations and aims to fully understand the client’s industry to provide a personal attorney-client relationship. She is passionate about mentorship and participates on the board of a number of programs catered to assisting undergraduate and law students in their journey to becoming lawyers, with a particular emphasis on diversifying the legal profession.

Professional & Community Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

Diversity Access Pipeline, Inc.,

  • President, 2023 - present
  • Board Chair and Vice President, 2021 – 2023
  • Board Member, 2019 – 2021

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Member

George Edgecomb Bar Association, Member

Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member 

Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar, Member

The Florida Bar

  • Business Law Section
  • Young Lawyers Section

University of Tampa - Tampa Bay Alumni Council

  • Board Chair, 2022 - Present

Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Litigation Inns of Court, Associate

Honors & Recognitions

Included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2024)

Recognized as a “Top Lawyer” in Mergers & Acquisitions by Tampa Magazine (2023)

Recognized as Florida’s “Legal Elite Up & Comer” in Business Law by Florida Trend magazine (2022)

Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2023)

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Blackshear Presidential Fellow, 2021

International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award, 2019

William Blews Pro Bono Service Award, 2019

Ms. JD Fellow, 2018

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Mentoring Makes a Difference” The Florida Bar, Virtual CLE, April 2021
  • Panelist, “How to Make the most of your mentoring relationship, even in a virtual world” Federal Bar Association, Tampa Bay Chapter, February 2021
  • Panelist, “Tips and Tricks from Recent Grads” hosted by Ms. JD’s Law Student Leadership Academy, June 2021
  • Joseline J. Hardrick and Brielle Tucker, Mentoring Matters, HCBA Lawyer Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 3, Jan – Feb 2020.


Brielle was born and raised in Washington, DC. 


Law Clerk to the Honorable Roberta A. Colton, United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida

Judicial Intern to the Honorable Charlene E. Honeywell, Middle District of Florida


  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2019
    • Stetson Moot Court Board, Member
    • Stetson Trial Team, Member
  • The University of Tampa, B.S., cum laude, 2015

Bar and Court Admissions


District of Columbia

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida