Of Counsel

Marvet M. Sweis

Awards & Honors

  • Top “40 Professionals Under 40” in America, AA Foundation, 2021
  • AABAR and Decalogue Society of Lawyers’ Community MVP Award, 2020
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014-2022
  • Emerging Leading Lawyers Award, 2015-2021
  • Top "40 Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" in Illinois, Chicago Lawyer Magazine, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2015

Professional & Bar Associations

  • Arab American Bar Association of Illinois (AABAR), President
  • UIC Law's Advisory Board and Alumni Association, Executive Board Member (appointment by the Honorable Margaret O'Mara Frossard)
  • AMVOTE Political Action Committee, Executive Board Member (appointment by the Honorable William J. Haddad)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois
  • Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School's Alumnae Law Society

Marvet is dedicated to being an attorney who fights aggressively for her clients and believes in perfection every step of the way. She concentrates her practice in the area of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death matters.

She received the prestigious Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 Award by Chicago Lawyer Magazine and was named an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine each year, consecutively from 2014 through 2022.  Marvet also received the Emerging Lawyer Award by Leading Lawyers each year, consecutively from 2015 through 2021.

Prior to establishing MSD Injury Lawyers LLC, Marvet was an associate attorney at one of Chicago’s premier personal injury trial firms, where she served as the Director of Intake and Case Management, investigating several hundred cases each month involving serious personal injury. Over the years, she received countless commendations, awards, and messages of gratitude from clients and co-counsel for her one of a kind ability to listen to her clients and to get the results they deserve.

Currently, Marvet sits as President of the Arab American Bar Association of Illinois and has been appointed by the Honorable William J. Haddad to serve on the Executive Board of the AM-VOTE Political Action Committee, where she meets regularly with gubernatorial, mayoral, and aldermanic candidates.

Marvet has also been appointed by the Honorable Margaret O’Mara Frossard to sit on the Executive Committee for the UIC Law’s Advisory Board, where she mentors law students. Because of her success, Marvet was featured in the viewbook of UIC Law, her alma mater, where she made the Dean’s List and was inducted into the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity.

Marvet graduated from DePaul University in 2004, where she received a dual bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Psychology, with a concentration in Human Services. She was inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honors Society and is a proud alumna of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, which advocates for the empowerment and advancement of young women.

Presentations & Publications

  • UIC Law, Professionalism and Networking Panel Discussion. October 2021.
  • AMVOTE Press Conference on State Legislative Redistricting Plan. May 2021.
  • United Center, Chicago Bulls, & Chicago Blackhawks, Diversity & Inclusion Panel Lecture. April 2021.
  • Arab American Bar Association of Illinois, 30th Anniversary Tribute Documentary. January 2021.
  • UIC Law, Bridge to Practice: Civil and Commercial Litigation. September 2020.
  • UIC Law, Civil Litigation Pathway: Motions in Limine. June 2020.
  • AMVOTE Press Conference on George Floyd and Chicago Riots. June 2020
  • UIC Law, Bridge to Practice Seminar, March 2020.
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Successfully Using HITECH to Reduce Medical Records Costs, What You Should Know. August 2018
  • UIC Law, Diversity in the Law Panel Discussion. March 2017.
  • Chicago Bar Association’s Press Conference on the Executive Order. February 2017.
  • Arab American Bar Association of Illinois, 25th Anniversary Tribute Documentary. December 2016.
  • Decalogue Tablets, Building a Bridge with our Ladies of Justice. August 2016.
  • National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, Intake Process and Ethical Considerations in Nursing Home Cases. April 2015.
  • Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education: Nursing Home Litigation Seminar, Case Intake. February 2015.
  • Fox News, Rules of Snow Shoveling in Chicago. February 2015.
  • Illinois Department on Aging: Adult Protection and Advocacy Conference, Elder Rights through Civil Litigation, August 2013.
  • UIC Law, Professionalism and Engagement Panel Discussion. November 2012