Tom Bell is a partner in the Trial Group of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. He represents clients in complex litigation involving breach of contract, breach of warranty, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, interference with contractual relations, and other contract and tort claims. Mr. Bell has in-depth experience in construction and real estate mediation, arbitration, litigation and appeals, and representing creditors in bankruptcy. He focuses on resolving disputes through mediation and arbitration in order to avoid the time and expense of litigation, but when necessary, he brings an extensive background in litigation and appeals in state and federal courts.
Mr. Bell has served as the chair of the Trial Department, and on the DGS Executive Committee. He is a contributing author of The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Construction Law (2003, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2015, and 2018 Supplements) and was a Registered Professional Civil Engineer. Mr. Bell has lectured on the resolution of construction related disputes and risk management and is a member of the Legal Advisory Forum of Associated General Contractors of Colorado. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White, Inc. in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, and Litigation – Real Estate, earned an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®, and selected for inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters. Before attending law school, Mr. Bell practiced as a resident and design structural engineer for five years. Prior to joining DGS, he served as a clerk for the Honorable Alfred A. Arraj, United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
University of Colorado, J.D., 1988
University of Wisconsin, B.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering, with Honors, 1979