David Cates

Lawyer in Swansea,IL

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Seasoned trial lawyer David Cates focuses on nationally-recognized complex personal injury cases, including class action and mass torts lawsuits, as well as employment discrimination and civil rights cases. He received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and was awarded his Juris Doctor from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. While in law school, David interned with one of the prominent law firms in Chicago, preparing for work as a trial lawyer.

David Cates is a founding principal in Cates Mahoney, LLC., located in Swansea, Illinois. The firm caters to individuals and families across Southern Illinois and the Metro East region, from St. Louis to the Indiana border, including the communities of Belleville, Carbondale, East St. Louis, Granite City, Edwardsville, Chester, Waterloo, Madison County, St. Clair County, Monroe County, and Randolph County. He became a member of the National Trial Lawyers' Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2014. He has also been named a Rising Star among the Illinois Super Lawyers.