Marcie J. Vantine


Marcie concentrates her practice on injury defense litigation, with an emphasis in toxic tort, product liability, premises liability, and medical negligence and healthcare. She also has an extensive history in trucking and transportation litigation, which includes catastrophic and fatality claims, property damage, contract/lease disputes, cargo claims, and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act compliance. She has handled complex issue and multi-party litigation at the state, federal and appellate level.


Product Liability
Toxic Tort Litigation
Asbestos Litigation
Admiralty, Maritime and Transportation
Medical Negligence and Healthcare
Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes
General Trial Practice

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis
  • Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Graduate of NuWay Truck School, 2010


  • Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars in 2011-2019
  • “Law Firm Leader” honoree and award recipient, Missouri Lawyers Media, 2018


Chicago, St. Louis, November 20, 2018
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Recognizes Two Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Rising Stars
The Rising Stars list includes attorneys who are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for less than 10 years.

St. Louis, October 15, 2018
Vantine Honored as Law Firm Leader at 2018 Up & Coming Awards
Vantine was one of five Missouri lawyers named in the Law Firm Leader category, recognizing early-career professionals who hold important leadership positions in their firms.

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

Chicago, September 24, 2014
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Highlights Merger with Kernell Law Firm
Swanson, Martin & Bell now has nearly 120 attorneys in five offices, including offices in Chicago, Lisle and Libertyville.

Chicago, September 23, 2014
Kernell Law Firm Attorneys Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, SMB Opens St. Louis and Madison County Offices
“We believe our new St. Louis and Madison County offices will provide the same excellent service that clients have come to expect from Tom Kernell and his team,” said Managing Partner Timothy G. Nickels.

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