Edward J. Keating


Edward is an associate at the firm’s Chicago office and concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and business disputes as well as products liability. Edward also has experience in the areas of construction litigation, real estate litigation and insurance.

In law school, Edward worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Christoper E. Lawler and John P. Kirby Circuit Court Judges of Cook County. He earned a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Property.


Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes
Product Liability
Real Estate Litigation and Transactional Services

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association



Chicago, February 19, 2020
DRI's The Voice Highlights $1.5 Million Win in Construction Breach of Contract Case
The Voice, weekly publication of the Defense Research Institute, highlighted a recent Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP matter in its "And The Defense Wins" section.

Chicago, December 19, 2019
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Win $1.5 Million in Construction Breach of Contract Case
Attorneys won a $1.5 million award and defeated a $3.9 million counterclaim following a week of oral hearings tried before the AAA Construction Industry Tribunal.

Chicago, November 14, 2019
Sheean, Keating Author Article in DRI's For The Defense Publication
Sheean and Keating's article is titled, "AdiĆ³s "Alter Ego"; Corporate Veil Piercing in the Product Liability Suit."

Chicago, July 17, 2019
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict in High-Stakes Product Liability Case
The plaintiff asked the jury for between $38 million and $48 million in compensatory damages, and as much as $200 million in punitive damages for a total of over $248 million.

Chicago, December 12, 2018
New Lawyers Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP welcomes three recent law school graduates to the firm's Chicago office as associates.

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