Nathan A. Quaglia

Biography

Nathan is an attorney at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP. He focuses his practice in the areas of product liability, toxic tort, particularly asbestos litigation, and environmental law. He represents manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, premises owners and contractors, implementing defense strategy in both federal and state litigation, defending claims alleging asbestos exposure. Nathan has extensive experience in asbestos and toxic tort litigation from initial case evaluation, all aspects of discovery, dispositive motions, and mediation through trial. Nathan also has extensive experience in environmental matters, including handling regulatory compliance aspects of major transactions including mergers and acquisitions, Superfund and other enforcement action litigation defense and contaminated property disputes. 

Nathan currently serves as an adjunct professor at DePaul University teaching Environmental Law and Policy. Prior to joining Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, Nathan chaired the environmental practice group at another national firm from its Chicago office. He also has obtained previous experience at the Illinois Attorney General’s office in their Environmental Enforcement Division, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and at a private environmental risk management consulting company.

Practices

Asbestos Litigation
Environmental Law
Toxic Tort Litigation
Product Liability

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals

Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition in 2013-2017

News

Chicago, January 16, 2017
Illinois Super Lawyers Recognizes 38 Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that 38 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Chicago, January 13, 2016
Illinois Super Lawyers Recognizes 39 Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that 39 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Chicago, January 13, 2014
Illinois Super Lawyers Recognizes 39 Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that 39 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Chicago, July 17, 2013
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Law360 Highlight New Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys
The Law Bulletin article quotes new Partners David A. Kanter and Robert R. McNamara, as well as Managing Partner Timothy G. Nickels.

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