Four Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP associates named partner

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that four associates have been named partner.

C. Matt Alva (Chicago office) concentrates his practice on Toxic Tort Litigation and Commercial Litigation. He received his J.D. in 2011 from Chicago-Kent College of Law and his B.A. in 2005 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Marie K. Lynch (Chicago office) focuses her practice on Medical Negligence and Healthcare, as well as Product Liability. She received her J.D. in 2012 from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and her B.A. summa cum laude in 2009 from Marquette University.

Bryan E. Rogers (Chicago office) concentrates his practice on Construction Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes, as well as General Trial Practice. He received his J.D. magna cum laude in 2013 from Valparaiso University School of Law and his B.A. in 2008 from the University of Arizona.

Robert W. Stephens (St. Louis office) focuses his practice on Asbestos Litigation, Product Liability, General Trial Practice, and Toxic Tort Litigation. He received his J.D. in 2005 from the University of Missouri School of Law and his B.S. in 2002 from the University of Missouri.

About Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, a nationally recognized litigation firm in Chicago, is dedicated to resolving contested matters for our clients. Jury trial experience is the hallmark of the firm. Our attorneys have tried hundreds of cases to verdict in a variety of complex civil and commercial disputes. Many large corporations, prestigious institutions, business owners and individuals retain Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP in jurisdictions across the United States. Since its inception in 1992, the firm has grown to more than 130 attorneys in 32 practice areas with offices in Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville and Madison County, Illinois, St. Louis, Missouri, and Hammond, Indiana. Visit our website at

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