Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Suzanne Bell is a Silicon Valley lawyer with more than 20 years of experience representing technology companies from start-up to maturity, and she counts some of the world’s most innovative companies among her clients. Ms. Bell focuses on strategic technology and IP transactions for companies in industries that include cloud services, digital media, electronics, fintech, digital health, autonomous vehicles, IoT, sharing economy, and clean energy, as well as for companies in traditional industries that are embracing technology in new ways. She also counsels clients on the range of legal issues associated with new products and services where cutting-edge technologies such as AI and AR/VR are involved, and on structuring new business models for engaging with customers. Recognized as a leading practitioner in Chambers USA for her “wealth of experience,” clients describe her as “service-oriented, delivering high-quality work product in a practical and friendly manner.” Ms. Bell devotes her pro bono time primarily to organizations that are working to eliminate child sexual abuse material from the Internet, increase access to education around the word, and advance youth development. Suzanne is a partner and co-chair of the Technology and IP Transactions Practice of Covington & Burling, one of the 50 largest American law firms, resident in the Palo Alto office. She also serves on the Boards of Directors of Thorn and the Girl Scouts of Northern California.