Steven E. Danekas

Biography

Steven E. Danekas is a partner, litigator and trial lawyer at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP. Steve has represented product manufacturers in product liability litigation, healthcare providers in medical malpractice litigation, and clients in environmental, commercial, general casualty, construction and toxic tort matters and litigation. He counsels clients on matters that include product warnings and recalls, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issues, and contractual terms. He negotiates for and achieves the efficient resolution of disputes for his clients. Steve also has extensive trial experience in courts in Illinois and across the United States. Since 1984, Steve has represented clients as national litigation, coordinating and trial counsel. Overall, he has tried cases to decisions in six states, has trial experience in 12 states, and has represented clients in litigation in 42 states. He also has prevailed on dispositive motions and appeals in state and federal courts involving the laws of 17 different states.

Practices

Product Liability
Medical Negligence and Healthcare
Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes
Construction
Asbestos Litigation
Toxic Tort Litigation
Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Intellectual Property Litigation and Transactional Services

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Former Member of Board of Directors, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheaton, Illinois

Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

News

Chicago, May 5, 2016
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named to Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyers List
Thirty-six Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys were named Leading Lawyers or Emerging Lawyers.

Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville, January 1, 2009
Twenty-One Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named to the 2009 Leading Lawyers Network in Illinois
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that 21 of its partners have been named to the 2009 Leading Lawyers Network, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville, January 1, 2008
Twenty-One Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named to the 2008 Leading Lawyers Network in Illinois
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that 21 of its partners have been named to the 2008 Leading Lawyers Network, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

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