Rhea Torman


Rhea focuses her practice on the defense of product liability, toxic tort, and occupational injury claims, including asbestos litigation. Prior to joining Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, Rhea practiced at a Chicago defense firm where she represented and defended clients in product and premise liability and toxic tort cases.

During law school, Rhea worked as an extern for a national non-profit medical organization where she focused on intellectual property and healthcare issues. She also worked on healthcare regulatory compliance and contract matters as an extern with a 13-hospital health system. Additionally, Rhea served as an editor of the Law Review and a member of the International Moot Court Society.


Toxic Tort Litigation
Product Liability
Asbestos Litigation
General Trial Practice

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago


Chicago, November 20, 2019
Torman, O'Toole Serve as Oral Argument Judges for CBA Moot Court Competition
The CBA's annual Moot Court Competition gives law schools students from around the country the opportunity to hone their research, writing, and oral advocacy skills along with approximately 30 other teams.

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.

  • Bar Admissions
  • Court Admissions
  • Education
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