David J. Cahill

Biography

David’s trial practice encompasses the defense of medical negligence lawsuits, the defense of general liability lawsuits, and commercial lawsuits. A considerable part of David’s practice also involves insurance coverage and declaratory judgment litigation. 

Practices

General Trial Practice
Medical Negligence and Healthcare
Insurance
Product Liability
Professional Liability

Memberships & Affiliations

  • DuPage County Bar Association

Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers in 2006-2016 in insurance law
  • Selected for inclusion in Leading Lawyers in 2008-2021

Presentations

  • DuPage County Bar Association seminars addressing trial tactics and procedure and rules of evidence

News

Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville, St. Louis, Madison County, Indiana, August 19, 2021
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch Lists
Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review.

Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville, Madison County, January 11, 2021
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyers for 2021
Those designated Leading Lawyers were recommended by their peers to be among the top lawyers in Illinois.

Chicago, Lisle, St. Louis, Madison County, August 20, 2020
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch Lists
Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review.

Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville, Madison County, February 3, 2020
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyers for 2020
Those designated Leading Lawyers were recommended by their peers to be among the top lawyers in Illinois.

Chicago, January 16, 2019
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyers for 2019
Those designated Leading Lawyers were recommend by their peers to be among the top lawyers in Illinois.

Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville, Madison County, January 23, 2018
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyers for 2018
Those designated Leading Lawyers were recommend by their peers to be among the top lawyers in Illinois.

Chicago, Lisle, August 28, 2017
Thumbuddy Special Receives 25th Anniversary Donation
Thumbuddy Special provides adaptive equipment, such as bicycles, vans and wheelchairs, for children with special needs.

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, 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 12, 2015
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, January 3, 2013
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 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Chicago, October 3, 2012
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys, Guests Go “Retro” For Thumbuddy Special
Bazooka® gum, Pixy Stix®, Sweet Tarts® and Zotz® were all the rage at Tavern Tree House as Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s Medical Negligence and Healthcare Practice Group and its guests gathered in support of Thumbuddy Special.

Chicago, March 19, 2012
Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter Magazine Features Swanson, SMB Attorneys
Swanson was recognized in the magazine for receiving one of the first Trial Lawyer Excellence Awards for Lifetime Achievement.

Chicago, January 3, 2012
Illinois Super Lawyers Recognizes 34 Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that 23 of its attorneys were recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers, while 11 others were recognized as Rising Stars.

Chicago, October 19, 2011
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys and Guests “Glow” For Thumbuddy Special
For the third consecutive year, guests of Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s Medical Negligence and Healthcare Practice Group gathered in support of Thumbuddy Special.

Chicago, Lisle, October 18, 2010
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Features Article on SMB Event
The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin's October 6th issue featured the article, "Chicago law firm pitches in to help children with special needs," regarding Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP's recent cocktail party fundraiser for Thumbuddy Special.

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