Fox Swibel is Chicago’s leading boutique business law firm. We focus on what the Firm does best: provide “big-law” quality work in a streamlined boutique setting. We value long-lasting relationships and continually evolve our services to meet our clients’ needs.

The Firm recruits top lawyers who were educated at the nation’s best law schools and who formerly were partners and associates at nationally-known, highly-respected large firms. Our attorneys have the entrepreneurial determination to deliver first-rate creative business solutions with a cost-effective approach.

Fox Swibel is the only boutique U.S. firm selected for membership in The Interlex Group, an association of leading law firms around the world which has received Chambers’ highest “Band 1 – Elite” ranking. One of our founding partners serves as the President of Interlex, and our leadership role in the organization affords us close relationships with leading law firms in 60 countries.

Response to Mass Shootings in Highland Park, Illinois

Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll is profoundly disturbed by the horrifying mass shooting in Highland Park, IL on July 4. The Firm has deeply rooted relationships in the Highland Park community, which makes this senseless tragedy intensely personal. We are all praying for the families and friends of the individuals whose lives ended in violence and those recovering from injuries, as well as the entire Highland Park community.

 

Welcome Marcus Lind-Martinez

Welcome Everett S. Ward

Best Law Firms® 2023

7th Circuit Clarifies That Discouraging Leave May Violate FMLA

Welcome Joshua N. Epstein

Welcome Edward B. Keidan

Best Lawyers in America© 2023

Welcome Brian A. Smith

OOO: While You Were Out, Chicago Called to Tell You About New Anti-Harassment Obligations

Welcome Arlene B. Richman

Fox Swibel’s Construction Law Practice and Partners Daniel Dorfman and Jean Wine Recognized by Chambers USA 2022 for Second Consecutive Year

2022 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Jean Wine Elected to Board of Chicagoland AGC

2022 Ushers in Sweeping Restrictions on Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements

Fox Swibel Makes Three New Promotions

N. Neville Reid Selected as Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy

Welcome Marcus Lind-Martinez

Fox Swibel is very pleased to announce Marcus Lind-Martinez has joined the firm as an Associate in the Corporate & Securities Group.

Welcome Everett S. Ward

Fox Swibel is very pleased to announce Everett Ward has joined the firm as a Partner in the Real Estate Group.

Best Law Firms® 2023

Fox Swibel has been ranked among the 2023 Best Law Firms® by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.  Firms included in the Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

7th Circuit Clarifies That Discouraging Leave May Violate FMLA

Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit (which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin) wrestled with the question of whether an employer can violate the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by discouraging an employee from exercising rights under the Act without actually denying an FMLA leave request.

Welcome Edward B. Keidan

Fox Swibel is very pleased to announce Edward Keidan has joined the firm as a Partner in the Construction Law Group.

Welcome Joshua N. Epstein

Fox Swibel is very pleased to announce Joshua Epstein has joined the firm as an Associate in the Corporate & Securities and Banking & Corporate Finance Groups.

Welcome Brian A. Smith

Fox Swibel is very pleased to announce Brian Smith has joined the firm as a Partner in the Corporate & Securities Group.

Best Lawyers in America© 2023

Fox Swibel is proud to announce over a third of our attorneys have been named to the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

OOO: While You Were Out, Chicago Called to Tell You About New Anti-Harassment Obligations

If you’ve been tasked with making sure your handbook and policies are up to date and compliant in any workplace in Chicago, then this update is for you! 

Welcome Arlene B. Richman

Fox Swibel is very pleased to announce that Arlene Richman has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Real Estate Group.

Fox Swibel’s Construction Law Practice and Partners Daniel Dorfman and Jean Wine Recognized by Chambers USA 2022 for Second Consecutive Year

Fox Swibel is very pleased to announce that its Construction Law Group has once more been named as one of the top construction law practices in the United States by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

2022 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Fox Swibel is pleased to announce that over one third of our partners have been selected to the 2022 Illinois Super Lawyers list, and four attorneys have been selected to the 2022 Illinois Rising Stars list.

Jean Wine Elected to Board of Chicagoland AGC

Fox Swibel congratulates Jean Wine on her election to the Board of Directors of Chicagoland Associated General Contractors.

Fox Swibel Makes Three New Promotions

Fox Swibel is pleased to announce the promotion of Jean Gallo Wine to Capital Partner.  We are also pleased to announce the promotions of Scott Schonfeld and Steve Vanderporten to Partner.

2022 Ushers in Sweeping Restrictions on Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements

For those employers looking to think, talk and worry about something besides COVID-19, we have just the topic: the Illinois Freedom to Work Act.

N. Neville Reid Selected as Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy

Fox Swibel is pleased to announce that N. Neville Reid has been selected as one of 37 Fellows in the 33rd Class of the American College of Bankruptcy (ACB).

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