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CSR, Diversity and Inclusion

Bell Nunnally Lawyers, Once Again, Selected to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Leadership Programs

BELL NUNNALLY, Dallas - United States
22 Feb 2022

Following a long-time firm tradition, Bell Nunnally Partner Dania Duncan Moreno has been selected to the 2022 “Fellows Program” class for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) – an organization comprised of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to building a more open and diverse legal profession. In addition, Bell Nunnally Associate Alexandria Risinger was selected to the LCLD’s 2022 “Pathfinder Program.”

“We’re proud of our long-running support of the LCLD, and it has become a critical component of our firmwide commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal industry and beyond,” said Christopher Trowbridge, managing partner of Bell Nunnally. “Programs like the LCLD’s Fellows and Pathfinders complement our internal initiatives and efforts focused on the broader Dallas business community.”

Moreno is a partner with the firm’s Corporate and Securities, Real Estate and Mergers and Acquisitions groups. Focused on cross-border corporate and real estate transactions, she regularly represents international and U.S. companies in the acquisition, disposition, lease and development of real estate properties for hospitality, retail, industrial and residential projects throughout Mexico. She also advises clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances in a broad range of industries. Additionally, Duncan Moreno works with developers, buyers and financing parties in real estate development projects and construction financing secured by real estate. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law (LL.M., 2007) and the University De Monterrey (J.D., 2001). Fluent in Spanish, she is admitted to practice in Texas and Mexico.

Risinger is an associate in the firm’s Litigation group and has substantial civil litigation experience, having tried more than 10 jury trials to final judgment, including securing a verdict of more than $18M. Two of the matters on which Risinger has worked were recognized as “Top 100 Verdicts in Texas,” in 2016 and 2018. Named a “Texas Rising Star” in 2019-2022 and to the National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 40 Under 40” for 2020, she is a graduate of Baylor University School of Law (J.D., 2016) and the University of Portland (B.A., 2012).


About Bell Nunnally

Founded in 1980, Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP is a premier full-service law firm located in the heart of Dallas, Texas. With over 60 attorneys, we are recognized among the 25 largest firms in North Texas, and among the 60 largest firms in Texas.

Providing transactional and litigation services to a national and international client base ranging from start-up businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Bell Nunnally has attorneys experienced in a full range of business matters including litigation, real estate, commercial finance, corporate and securities, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, health care, immigration, intellectual property, appeals, entertainment, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, tax, and white collar criminal and regulatory defense.