John A. Gollwitzer


John Gollwitzer is a partner at Swanson, Martin and Bell, LLP. John concentrates his practice in the defense of asbestos litigation in Illinois.  He has taken a lead role in coordinating the defense of a large number of claims filed against multiple clients including premises owners and product manufacturers.  


Asbestos Litigation
Toxic Tort Litigation
Product Liability

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute


  • Selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition in 2012, 2013


  • The Buyer’s Burden: FIRPTA Tax Withholding, ATG Concept, Vol. 26, Sept. 2002


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, January 15, 2015
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Names New Partners
Six associates were recently named partners, including one in St. Louis.

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, 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.

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