Caitlin Bell advises clients on compliance, civil litigation, and white-collar criminal matters. She has experience representing businesses, boards of directors, and senior management in relation to a wide range of compliance issues. Caitlin has counseled clients regarding the development, enhancement, and maintenance of effective international corporate compliance programs; addressing compliance issues to avoid governmental sanctions; and compliance with anticorruption laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. She also has experience conducting internal investigations into allegations of fraud, corruption, and other misconduct and assisting clients with pre- and post-acquisition anticorruption compliance due diligence.
Caitlin's practice also includes representing public and private organizations in civil matters in both state and federal courts. She has experience assisting clients in commercial litigation, contract disputes, and shareholder litigation. In addition, Caitlin has experience defending clients with respect to government investigations and enforcement actions involving allegations of bribery, fraud, and other wrongdoing.
Caitlin recently served as a trustee on the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Board of Trustees. She is also an adjunct professor of law at Case Western Reserve University, where she teaches a course on white-collar crime.
- November 28, 2017
Compliance Today: Benchmarking and Practical Insights, Jones Day CLE Academy 2017
- December 12, 2014
White Collar Crime in America and the World: Preventing, Detecting, & Remediating Wrongful Conduct, seminar co-chair, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Biennial Institute on White Collar Crime (
- December 3, 2013
International Investigations in the Age of the Whistleblower: Views from Around the World, Jones Day CLE Academy 2013
- New York University (J.D. 2010; Senior Notes Editor, New York University Journal of International Law & Politics); Università di Bologna (M.A. in International Relations 2007); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A. in International Studies and History with highest honors 2005)
- Ohio and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Boyce F. Martin, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (2011-2012)