Member Profile - Charles Bell

Membership Level

Sustaining Member


Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk, LLP


[email protected]



455 Capitol Mall, Suite 600, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States

Law School


Practice Area 1

1st Amendment

Practice Area 2


Practice Area 3

Election Law



Mr. Bell is the senior partner in the law firm of Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk, LLP., of Sacramento and Los Angeles, California, and is resident in the firm's Sacramento office. Mr. Bell has practiced political and election law exclusively since 1980. Mr. Bell is the immediate past General Counsel to the California Republican Party, and served in that role for 32 of the past 37 years. He has counseled many California candidates and officeholders, including current Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Governors Pete Wilson and George Deukmejian, Attorney General Dan Lungren, and many of the State Assembly and Senate Republican Leaders since 1980. Mr. Bell also has represented the Republican National Committee,the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee and the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee on California matters, as well as a number of federal candidates and officeholders. Mr. Bell has served as counsel to numerous political action committees, lobbyists and lobbying firms, corporations and trade associations. Mr. Bell served as coordinator of litigation concerning the 2003 California gubernatorial recall.

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