Mark Swantek Joins Aronberg Goldgehn's Insurance Coverage Practice
Mark A. Swantek has joined Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa as an associate in the firm’s insurance coverage practice group. He focuses his practice on insurance coverage as well as commercial litigation.
In his insurance coverage practice, Mark analyzes and litigates complex coverage issues on behalf of insurance carriers. Mark is experienced in advising and representing primary, excess and umbrella carriers concerning a range of issues, including matters arising from professional liability, intellectual property, product defect, construction defect, pollution liability and catastrophic injury.
Mark also represents clients in a diverse range of commercial litigation. He is experienced in representing financial advisors and broker-dealers in suitability, due diligence, fraud, unauthorized trading and churning cases. Mark has also represented a range of individual and corporate clients, including in matters involving professional liability, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, employment disputes and other business torts.
Prior to joining Aronberg Goldgehn, Mark was an associate at Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan, LLP, a law firm specializing in insurance coverage. Prior to that, he was with Baugh Dalton, LLC, a boutique commercial litigation firm.
Mark earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School in 2013. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Marquette University in 2009.
While attending The John Marshall Law School, Mark was a member of the John Marshall Law Review. The faculty selected his comment, “A Brave New World: Credit Default Swaps and ‘Voluntary’ Debt Exchanges,” 45 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1227 (2012), for entry into the Scribes Law-Review Award as the best student piece in The John Marshall Law Review for the 2012-13 academic year. He also participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition in Vienna, Austria, and received CALI Awards for Excellence in Securities Regulation and Administrative Law.
Mark joins Aronberg Goldgehn’s well-established insurance coverage practice, which has been expanding since the addition of veteran insurance litigators Thomas K. Hanekamp and Catherine Connelly Warren in August 2016. They joined the firm as members, adding a wealth of experience and knowledge to the group. Tom and Cathy were soon followed by associate Daniel J. Berkowitz, who joined Aronberg Goldgehn in October 2016.