Jerry A. Bell, Jr.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 512 536 4596
United States
T:+1 512 536 4596
Jerry A. Bell, Jr.

Jerry A. Bell, Jr.


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Jerry practices exclusively in the health care area, where he represents hospitals, academic medical centers, medical schools, clinically integrated networks, preferred provider organizations, physician groups, and other health care entities and providers. This representation includes a wide variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, business transactions, federal and state regulatory issues, hospital medical staff matters, insurance disputes, corporate matters, and general health law questions.

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JD, The University of Texas Law School, 1977
BA, with honors, The University of Texas at Austin, 1974

While attending law school, Jerry was a member of Texas Law Review. He was a judicial clerk for United States District Judges Blake West and Adrian Duplantier in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 1977 to 1978.

  • Texas State Bar
  • Acritas Star, Acritas, 2019
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Healthcare, Chambers & Partners, 2009 - 2019
  • Chambers USA, Texas: Healthcare, Chambers & Partners, 2016 - 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 1991-2019
  • Legal 500 US, recommended lawyer, Healthcare: Service Providers, The Legal 500, 2013-2019
  • Leading US Healthcare Lawyer, Expert Guides, Legal Media Group, 2005-2006
  • Best of the Best, USA, healthcare, Expert Guides, Legal Media Group, 2011, 2013
  • Texas Top Rated Lawyer, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2012-2014
  • Texas Super Lawyer, healthcare, Thomson Reuters, 2003-2018
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Top 50 Central/West Texas Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2009-2013, 2015
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Top 100 Texas Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2008, 2010
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Top 100 Houston Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006-2008
  • Philip R. Overton Annual Lectureship in Medicine and the Law, Texas Medical Association, 1993
  • Outstanding Hospital Lawyers, Nightingale's Healthcare News, 2004
  • 40-member Inaugural Class, American Health Lawyers Association Fellows, 2005
  • Certified in Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2002-2019)
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (1998 - 2001)
  • American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, Board of Directors (1995 - 1997)
  • American Academy of Hospital Attorneys (1993 - 1995)
    • Managed Care and Integrated Delivery Systems Committee, Chair
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Health Law Examination Commission (2003 - 2005)
  • Texas Medical Association
    • Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and Texas Medical Practice Act (1992 - 1993)
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Health Law Section, Chair (1994 - 1995)
  • University of Houston Law Center, Health Law and Policy Institute, Advisory Board
  • The University of Texas Law School, current adjunct faculty member teaching a health law business and regulatory course
  • Acting Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Baylor College of Medicine (2010)