Lateral Associates, New Grad Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP welcomes three associates, including one who was recently sworn in to the Illinois Bar.
Kristen A. Cooke joins the firm from Schmitt Mulhern, L.L.C. in Kansas City, Mo., where she was also an associate. Cooke focuses her practice on Asbestos Litigation, Toxic Tort Litigation and Product Liability. She received her J.D. from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 2005 and her B.A. from Saint Louis University in 2002.
Laura E. Klement joins Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP from Bollinger Connelly Krause in Chicago, where she was also an associate. She focuses her practice on Medical Negligence and Healthcare, and Product Liability. Klement received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2010 and her B.A. cum laude from Wake Forest University in 2007.
Valerie C. Lengerich focuses her practice on Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes, Intellectual Property Litigation and Transactional Services, and Medical Negligence and Healthcare. Lengerich received her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 2013 and her B.S./B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008.