Mark W. Kifarkis


Mark focuses his practice on asbestos litigation defense handling all aspects of litigation representing equipment manufacturers, suppliers, and premises. He is responsible for the preparation of pleadings and motions, drafting discovery, deposing witnesses, litigation strategy, and settlements. As part of his practice, Mark is also responsible for case management across multiple jurisdictions across the United States. He also advises and represents banks on commercial loans and prepares loan documents to ensure his client’s rights and protections.

In law school, Mark was a member of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and had his law review article on the Fourth Amendment’s Private Search Doctrine published. Mark also earned a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Advocacy and was a criminal law teaching assistant for first-year law students.


Asbestos Litigation
General Trial Practice
Family Law


  • Bounded by the Constitution: Resolving the Private Search Doctrine Circuit Split, 3 Concordia U. L. Rev. 143 (2018).


Chicago, January 23, 2023
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers
Five Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys have been named to the 2023 Super Lawyers® list as leading practitioners in their field across Illinois.

Chicago, Lisle, June 29, 2018
Seven Lateral Associates Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP
Six join the firm's Chicago office, while one will practice the firm's Lisle office.

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