Maron Marvel Announces Elevation of New Shareholder and Directors - Maron Marvel

Maron Marvel Announces Elevation of New Shareholder and Directors

January 5, 2023

Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC is excited to announce the elevation of one new firm member and three new firm directors, effective January 1, 2023. The new shareholder is Robert E. Dille, and the new directors are Kyle R. Clapper, Kelly L. Near and Richard Wiese.

The election of these exceptional lawyers is in recognition of their superior legal skills, commitment to the firm, respect by clients and peers, and dedication to serving the needs of our clients and the firm. These attorneys represent a wide range of practices and span four of the firm’s 11 offices.

Rob Dille has been practicing across Louisiana for over 25 years. He has represented some of the world’s largest corporations in some of the most challenging jurisdictions. As managing director of our Louisiana office, Rob brings a wealth of experience in the areas of products liability, toxic tort defense, asbestos litigation, construction defect litigation, and commercial litigation.

Kyle Clapper is known for his strategic and results-oriented approach to resolving complex civil matters in federal and state courts throughout Illinois and Indiana. An experienced litigator and trial counsel, Kyle recently defended a nearly eight-week wrongful death trial to verdict in Chicago. He also leads Maron Marvel’s Indiana practice, where he serves as lead counsel for clients ranging from small businesses to a Fortune 50 corporation.

Kelly Near defends clients in South Carolina one of the country’s most dangerous jurisdictions in which to have litigation. She handles a wide variety of civil litigation matters involving toxic tort, premises liability, construction law, construction defect, and personal injury. She works closely with national coordinating counsel team members managing asbestos and silica litigation for numerous companies and manufacturers throughout the United States.

Richard Wiese is a chemical engineer and former manufacturing manager with broad civil litigation experience in personal injury, property loss and product liability defense, including toxic tort defense. He also leads the firm’s Missouri office, situated near some of the most dangerous plaintiff jurisdictions in the country. Over the years, he has represented clients in matters ranging from small claims lawsuits to multi-million-dollar losses. Richard’s practical foundation, business experience, and intuitive grasp of complex scientific and technical issues help him achieve superior results for his clients.

Maron Marvel serves as national, regional, and trial counsel to companies with operations located in the most dangerous plaintiff jurisdictions in the country. Our killer team of attorneys have a passion for superior work product, a distinctive culture rooted in mass tort litigation, and an obsession with exceptional client service. To learn more, visit

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