Laura concentrates her practice in the representation of physicians, healthcare providers, and product manufacturers in medical malpractice and product liability matters. Additionally, she has experience representing businesses and individuals in other general tort litigation work.
Laura joined Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP as an associate after practicing law for several years in the areas of general trial practice, medical and health care litigation, construction related injury claims, insurance coverage, premises liability, and product liability. After law school, Laura served a two-year term as Judicial Clerk to the Honorable William D. Maddux while he was the Presiding Judge of the Law Division for the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Secretary, University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation Associates Board
- Women Everywhere
- Presenter, "The Independent Private Investigation and Complex Litigation," Fire Investigators Strike Force, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, May 2015
Chicago, March 31, 2017
University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation Receives 25th Anniversary Donation
UCCRF helps the Comprehensive Cancer Center enhance cancer care, develop more effective and safer therapies, and promote prevention and screening.
Chicago, August 15, 2016
Thevatheril, Anderson Earn Dismissal in Medical Negligence Case
Their healthcare system client was voluntary dismissed prior to trial.
Chicago, November 18, 2015
Employment Litigation and Counseling Newsletter: Practical Applications of the Americans with Disabilities Act, According to the Seventh Circuit
The Employment Litigation and Counseling Practice Group has released its November newsletter.
Chicago, February 26, 2015
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Employees Volunteer at Greater Chicago Food Depository
Volunteers repacked 1,200 bags of pasta for distribution to area food pantries and shelters.
Chicago, June 4, 2014
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.