International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Steve Bell has joined the Missoula office, relocating from Dorsey’s Denver office. As the Montana business community continues to grow, Dorsey clients are increasingly in need of top-notch litigation talent, including areas of expertise in multiple specialties. Steve’s relocation will fill that need. The move is a return to Montana for Steve, who previously worked out of Dorsey’s Billings and Great Falls offices from 1984-1992.

Steve is licensed in Montana, South Dakota and Colorado and has served clients throughout the Rocky Mountain Region in a variety of litigation matters. His practice focuses in the areas of intellectual property, environmental, securities, employment, banking and trust, construction, commercial, franchise and trade secret litigation. Steve said the following regarding the move, “I’m looking forward to joining the corporate and public finance lawyers in our Missoula office. Montana is a great state with lots of opportunities for our clients. We want to provide our Montana clients with the full services that Dorsey has to offer, including specialized litigation.”

Commenting on the announcement, Jack Manning, Partner and Head of Dorsey’s Missoula office said, “We are very pleased that Steve has joined us in the Missoula office. As a long-time partner at Dorsey with great knowledge and experience in Montana law, he has handled dozens of cases in Montana and will be a strong asset to our clients in need of litigation expertise.”