Three Associates Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLPSwanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that two lateral attorneys and a newly sworn-in attorney have joined the firm as associates.
Robert C. Rakers joins Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s Madison County (Edwardsville) office. He focuses his practice on Asbestos Litigation, Toxic Tort Litigation, Product Liability, and General Trial Practice. Rakers received his J.D. in 2013 from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and his B.A. in 2010 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Eric J. Skwiat joins Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s Chicago office. He focuses his practice on Intellectual Property Litigation and Transactional Services, as well as Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes. Skwiat received his J.D. in 2015 from Valparaiso University Law School and his B.S. in 2012 from Indiana University.
Shannon E. Buckley, who also joins the Chicago office, focuses her practice in Commercial Litigation and Business Disputes, as well as Medical Negligence and Healthcare. She received her J.D. cum laude from The John Marshall Law School in 2017 and her B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013.