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Jalila A. Bell

Jalila A. Bell

Malecki Law
  • Business Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property ...
  • New York
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JALILA A. BELL is an experienced business litigator with both civil and criminal experience. Her general practice includes civil litigation, real estate, entertainment and the arts.

Ms. Bell regularly represents and counsels clients with regard to real and intellectual property rights, music licensing, the fine and visual arts, the performing arts, literature, civil rights and related areas. As a business litigator at the state and federal court levels, Ms. Bell's clients include arts-focused businesses, dancers, choreographers, composers, writers, publishers, actors, singers, visual artists, designers, directors, managers, promoters and non-profit organizations. Ms. Bell also assists and counsels clients with regard to: business development, management, contract drafting and negotiation, aesthetics, marketing, performance and artistry.

An alumna of the dance departments at San Francisco’s School of the Arts and Oakland’s Mills College, Ms. Bell has appeared in projects as a dancer, actress, model and spoken word artist, including the Apollo Theater Soundstage, for BET’s Rip the Runway, at the Lorraine Hansberry Theater San Francisco, for NYC’s Vissi Dance Theater and Liberation Dance Theater.

A graduate of Golden Gate University Law School, Ms. Bell is licensed in New York State and the United States Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Intellectual Property
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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US Courts for Eastern District of New York
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US Courts for Northern District of New York
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Us Courts for Southern District of New York
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  • English
Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Malecki Law
- Current
Law Office of Jalila A. Bell, Esq.
- Current
Of Counsel
McFadin Law Group
Director of Business Affairs
Studio Brooklyn
Principal Dancer / Marketing Committee
Vissi Dance Theater
Junior Vice President for Business Development/ Of Counsel
ANM Funding
Golden Gate University School of Law
J.D. | Law
Activities: National Lawyers Guild
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Mills College
B.A. | Dance and Government
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4363057
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The International Dance Council CID
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Articles & Publications
Root Magazine
Contact & Map
Malecki Law
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New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (212) 943-1233
Fax: (212) 943-1238