Kevin Boyle has spent his entire legal career at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, having joined the firm as an associate shortly after it was founded in 1992. He has been a partner since 2000. Kevin has been active in firm management for many years and has served in several different leadership roles within the firm, including as co-chair of the firm’s Recruiting Committee and co-chair of the firm’s Associates Committee in the past.
Kevin maintains an active and varied general litigation practice with a primary focus on professional negligence, product liability defense, commercial litigation and general tort litigation. He has acted as lead trial counsel in numerous jury trials in both state and federal courts, and has developed a particular expertise in the representation of railroads and other public transportation companies in all types of catastrophic injury cases. In addition to his transportation litigation experience, Kevin also has developed significant expertise in the area of long-term care litigation, having represented numerous skilled nursing facilities and independent living facilities in many high exposure personal injury and wrongful death matters.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute
- American Bar Association
- National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
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, 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.