Alana K. Ackels ’06, ’09

February 20, 2017

Alana K. Ackels has been elevated to partner by Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP. She practices in the firm’s labor, employment and benefits and litigation areas.

Licensed in Texas and California, Ackels has extensive experience litigating disputes in state and federal courts and arbitration. She routinely represents clients in complex commercial disputes; employment claims involving discrimination, harassment and retaliation; wage and hour claims; trade secret litigation; and non-compete matters. She also advises employers on navigating the multitude of state and federal laws governing the employer-employee relationship.

Active in the community, Ackels is a Founders Circle member of yCPD (young friends group of Community Partners of Dallas) – a community of men and women dedicated to enriching the lives of abused and neglected children in the region. A Super Lawyer “Texas Rising Star” since 2015, she earned a B.A., cum laude, and J.D., cum laude, from SMU.