Joseph R. Swee joined Scandaglia Ryan LLP in February 2018. Mr. Swee's practice concentrates on complex commercial litigation, including matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, antitrust, class action, the False Claims Act, and complex torts.

Mr. Swee studied Economics and History at Northwestern University, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. in 2015 from The John Marshall Law School, graduating summa cum laude and becoming a member of the Order of John Marshall. He served as Executive Student Publications Editor of the John Marshall Law Review.

From October 2015 to February 2018, Mr. Swee served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jeffrey T. Gilbert of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. During law school, he also was a legal extern for the Honorable Daniel J. Pierce, the Honorable Harry D. Leinenweber, and the Honorable Robert W. Gettleman.

Admissions, Affiliations and Honors

  • Federal Bars: Northern District of Illinois, Seventh Circuit
  • State Bars: Illinois


  • The John Marshall Law School
    • Juris Doctor, 2015
    • Summa cum laude
    • Order of John Marshall
    • National Order of Scribes.
    • John Marshall Distinguished Scholar and Fred F. Herzog Scholar.
    • Executive Student Publications Editor, The John Marshall Law Review.
  • Northwestern University
    • Bachelor of Arts, 2011
    • Magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Majored in Economics and History, and minored in Political Science
Joseph Swee
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