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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Stephen P. Ellenbecker

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0221

Sammi L. Renken

Shareholder / Vice President
+1 312-984-0261

Meiko L. Ogura

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0205

David J. Thompson

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0206

Jack T. Riley, Jr

Of Counsel
+1 312-984-0269

Robert J. Comfort

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0247

Genevieve M. LeFevour

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0228

Catherine P. Gorman

Associate
+1 312-984-0239

Brian P. Gainer

Shareholder / Vice President
+1 312-984-0236

Marijo D. Enderle

Associate
+1 312-984-0225

Steven M. Shear

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0207

Joseph F. Spitzzeri

Of Counsel
+1 312-984-6683

Mary K. Volk

Associate
+1 312-984-0233

John A. Childers

Shareholder / Vice President
+1 312-984-0262

Ava L. Caffarini

Associate
+1 312-984-0256

Samuel D. Branum

Associate
+1 312-984-0272

Joseph B. Carini, III

Shareholder / Vice President
+1 312-984-6668

Kevin G. Owens

Shareholder
+1 312-984-0270
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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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