Rebecca Charles


Rebecca represents hospitals, physicians, nurses, long-term care and skilled nursing facilities, as well as independent living facilities. Rebecca’s practice also encompasses the defense of general liability lawsuits and commercial lawsuits.

While in law school, Rebecca was a member of the Chicago-Kent Trial Advocacy Team and the International Law Moot Court Honor Society. She also served as the Diversity Chair and the Evening Vice-President of the Student Bar Association.

Prior to and throughout law school, Rebecca worked as a registered nurse where she focused her practice on emergency nursing. Rebecca is fluent in French, Haitian Creole, and English.


Medical Negligence and Healthcare
General Trial Practice
Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois


  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2024


  • "Healthcare and Law Career Presentation," Evanston Township High School, March 2024


February 07, 2024
Charles and Masini to Speak on Legal and Healthcare Careers at Evanston Township High School
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP associates Rebecca Charles and Isabella A. Masini will be giving a presentation to students of Evanston Township High School on March 8.

Chicago, January 15, 2024
Greubel and Charles Obtain Defense Verdict In Medical Malpractice Case
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys William P. Greubel, III and Rebecca Charles secured a defense verdict at trial on behalf of their client, the estate of a prominent hospital vascular surgeon, in the Circuit Court of DuPage County, Illinois.

Chicago, October 12, 2023
Charles Assists Chicago-Kent College of Law in Pilot Externship
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP associate Rebecca Charles was invited to participate in Chicago-Kent College of Law's new pilot externship, BRIDGE.

Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville, St. Louis, Madison County, August 17, 2023
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named to 2024 Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch Lists
Fifty-five Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys were named to the 2024 Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ lists.

January 16, 2023
Rebecca Charles Participates in Toyota North America's First Counsel in Motion Program
Associate Rebecca Charles was selected as a participant in Toyota North America’s Counsel in Motion Program.

October 14, 2022
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Named to Exelon's 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Honor Roll
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP has been recognized by Exelon's 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Honor Roll.

July 01, 2022
Rebecca Charles Speaks at Chicago-Kent College of Law's PLUS Program
Associate Rebecca Charles recently participated in a "Practitioners Panel" for the Chicago-Kent College of Law's Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program on June 23.

Chicago, August 3, 2020
Charles Moderates Panel for Chicago-Kent Equity Talks Series
The Equity Talks Series brings together law students, lawyers and members of the community to discuss ways to dismantle systemic racism created by the law and other factors.

Chicago, St. Louis, February 5, 2018
Lateral Associates, Law School Graduates Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP welcomes four lateral associates and two recent law school graduates to the firm.

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