When a Great Defense is Your Best Offense.

Skilled attorneys ready to address your litigation, corporate and commercial needs.
Our lawyers have the same philosophy as Bill and I have ... and that’s to make sure our client gets justice.”
JOHN W. BELL
Johnson & Bell

Firm Facts

90+ attorneys icon.
13 service areas icon.
9 Industry sectors icon.
Best Lawyers tier one ranked firm icon.
Serving the Midwest but we've tried cases coast to coast.
90+ attorneys icon.
13 service areas icon.
9 Industry sectors icon.
Best Lawyers tier one ranked firm icon.
Serving the Midwest but we've tried cases coast to coast.

Meet Our Professionals

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Joseph F. Spitzzeri

General Counsel
+1 312-984-6683

Ava L. Caffarini

Associate
+1 312-984-0256

Joel Brenord

Associate
+1 312-984-0215

Jack E. Bentley

Associate
+1 312-984-6658

Madeline C. Grubbe

Associate
+1 312-984-0219

Lisa M. McElroy

Associate
+1 312-984-3422

Laura M. Nishimura

Associate
+1 312-984-0227

Sammi L. Renken

Shareholder / Vice President
+1 312-984-0261

Victor J. Pioli

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0276

Nancy Dueñez

Associate
+1 312-984-0324

Alan M. Kus

Shareholder
+1 219-472-7509

Stephen P. Ellenbecker

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0221

John W. Bell

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0241

Timothy R. Couture

Shareholder
+1 312-984-6651

Meiko L. Ogura

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0205

John D. Malarkey

Of Counsel
+1 312-984-0201

Valandis Vrakas

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0223

Marijo D. Enderle

Associate
+1 312-984-0225
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What We Do

Since 1975, Johnson & Bell has addressed our clients’ most complex and challenging litigation needs. Today, we continue to deliver value by executing our clients’ business and legal objectives — via trial, mediation, or commercial transaction.

Trial Outcomes

OUR OFFICES

Johnson & Bell handles litigation matters for clients throughout the Midwest, while our transactional practice is national in scope.

CONTACT US
I tell the young lawyers in our business that there’s no future in losing. You’ve got to immerse yourself in every case.”
JOHN W. BELL
Johnson & Bell

Careers at Johnson & Bell

If you like to try cases, Johnson & Bell would be a great place to practice. Our dynamic, fast-paced and collegial environment might be the right fit for you!

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Johnson & Bell

33 West Monroe Street
Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois
60603-5404
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