Kevin V. Boyle


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 currently serves as a member of the firm’s Recruiting Committee and has served in the past as co-chair of the firm’s Associates Committee.

Kevin maintains an active and varied general litigation practice with a primary focus in 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 experience 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.


General Trial Practice
Medical Negligence and Healthcare
Product Liability
Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes
Toxic Tort Litigation

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel


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.

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