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Levin & Perconti’s Marvet M. Sweis Recipient of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40” Honor

Marvet M. Sweis, an associate attorney at Levin & Perconti was named to the prestigious “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch” list. This noted list is published by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company yearly. The recipients typically include a selection of judges and lawyers and the final list is chosen from approximately 1200 nominations. During the past six years, Ms. Sweis is the fifth attorney from Levin & Perconti to be chosen for this prestigious honor. Nominations can only be made by attorneys and nominees may not be from your own firm. Each selected attorney is under 40 years of age and is considered a top attorney among peers.

Marvet M. Sweis
Marvet M. Sweis has been with Levin & Perconti since 2011 and is the Director of Intake and Case Management. She works on a large variety of cases and deals with many potential clients on a regular basis. Her work is incredibly important to the law firm. She talks with hundreds of potential clients each month and determines how to proceed forward with a case.

Marvet has the keen sense to allow her to glean important data needed to understand the case. She provides the initial contact to people with grace and compassion. Her role at Levin & Perconti requires her to have not only legal skills, but also a diverse understanding of medical as well as liability issues. She recently worked on a negligent death case that resulted in a $3 million dollar verdict, a case of nursing home abuse that ended with a $750,000 settlement, and a lawsuit for medical malpractice that was resolved with a $410,000 settlement.

Marvet M. Sweis graduated from Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School in 2000 and currently serves as a member of the Mother McAuley Law Society which supports the empowerment and advancement of young women. In 2004 she graduated from DePaul University, receiving a dual bachelor’s degree in both Political Science and Psychology with a concentration in Human Services. Ms. Sweis attended The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and graduated in 2011. While attending law school she was named to the Dean’s List and the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity.

Ms. Sweis joined Levin & Perconti in 2011. She is a member of the Arab-American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and the American Bar Association of Illinois. In addition, she is on The John Marshall Law School’s Career Advisory Board and the Mother McCauley Law Society. She has been a presenter for the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education on the subject of the intake process for law firms and for the Illinois Department on Aging on the topic of enforcement of elder rights. In 2014 and 2015 Marvet was honored as an Illinois Super Lawyers: Rising Star. This honor is bestowed on fewer than 3% of Illinois lawyers. She was also honored on the list of Emerging Leaders by Leading Lawyers in 2015.

Levin & Perconti is a leading Chicago law firm that represents clients in all types of litigation including personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. If you or a loved one is the victim of an injury due to another’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact the award-winning legal team at Levin & Perconti to discuss your case in a free confidential consultation.

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