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Casualty and Property

Sweeney & Sheehan is a litigation Firm and has been from its inception. We have remained true to our heritage while consistently enhancing our expertise to keep pace with the changing and increasingly sophisticated legal needs of our clients. Our attorneys represent insurers, corporations, municipalities and individuals in a broad variety of legal matters in all forums throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including State and Federal Courts, Arbitrations, mediations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Our client base is extensive and diverse, including domestic, foreign, primary and excess carriers as well as Fortune 500 companies and individual entrepreneurs. Whether clients seek trial counsel for a catastrophic loss, creative solutions to a commercial dispute or legal guidance on an employment matter, we are able to meet their highest expectations. SWEENEY & SHEEHAN is a recognized leader in providing legal counsel and trial representation in a broad range of specialties, including the following:

Donald J. P. Sweeney, Esquire


Sweeney & Sheehan mourns the loss of its founder, Donald J.P. Sweeney, Esquire, on June 8, 2021. He was a proud graduate of St. Athanasius Catholic School, St. Joseph's Preparatory School, Villanova University and Temple Law School. He practiced law for nearly 40 years, and founded Sweeney & Sheehan in 1971. He was active litigator and he specialized in catastrophic product liability cases. Don supported his children's activities, serving as soccer coach at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church and President of the CYO. He was a lector for nearly 48 years and a member of the choir. He was an active supporter of St. Joseph's Prep and was awarded the Alumnus of the Year Award in 1999 and the Rev. Charles Schnorr, SJ '37 Service Award in 2005. He retired from the practice of law in 2004.

Don is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ann, his children, Shannon, Patrick, Daniel, Gerard and Suzanne, and ten grandchildren.

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