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07Oct 2021

Sweeney & Sheehan is pleased to announce that Brett Feldman and Corey Byck have joined the firm as Associates. Mr. Feldman handles matters involving general liability, transportation, retail and hospitality, automobile liability, premises liability and workers’ compensation.  Mr. Byck practices in the areas of premises liability and general civil litigation.

13Sep 2021

Sweeney & Sheehan is pleased to announce the election of Elizabeth Dalberth, Brian Dib and Louis Vogel to firm partnership. Ms. Dalberth, a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York bars, practices in the areas of premises liability, insurance coverage, product liability, professional liability matters and cannabis law. Mr. Dib, a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars, practices in the areas of premises liability, automobile negligence, product liability, medical malpractice, construction accidents, nursing home negligence and general litigation. Mr. Vogel, a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars, practices in the in the areas of general liability, premises liability and professional malpractice.

22Jan 2021

Sweeney & Sheehan is pleased to announce that Jacqueline DiColo and Braden Strouse have joined the firm as Associates. Ms. DiColo handles matters in the areas of automobile negligence, premises liability, retail and hospitality, transportation and workers’ compensation. Mr. Strouse practices in the areas of premises liability, automobile negligence and general civil litigation matters.

06Mar 2020

Sweeney & Sheehan is pleased to announce the election of Denise Montgomery to firm partnership. Denise focuses her practice in the area of construction defect, representing prime contractors and sub-contractors in complex construction defect claims throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She also has extensive expertise in the areas of employment law, professional liability, and general liability.

01Oct 2018

Sweeney & Sheehan Partners Robyn McGrath, J. Michael Kunsch and Warren Voter gave presentations at the 2018 USLAW Fall Client Conference in Montreal, Canada.  Ms. McGrath participated in a panel discussion, Paid Leave Laws Impacting Employers Nationwide, in the Employment & Labor Law Group.  Mr. Kunsch participated on a panel discussion, Don’t Be Left Holding the Bag: How to Insulate Yourself from Insolvent (Foreign) Suppliers and Manufacturers, and Mr. Voter participated on a panel discussion, Dealing with the Pitfalls of National/International Claims Exposures When the Bad Claim Hits Your Desk, in the Complex Tort and Product Liability Group.

01Oct 2018

Sweeney & Sheehan partner Neal Thakkar has been recognized as a top appellate attorney by SJ Magazine, a publication serving southern New Jersey. The top attorney list is drawn from nominations by other attorneys in the region and then independently vetted. Neal has handled more than twenty appeals in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, the Superior and Commonwealth Courts of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

01Mar 2018

Sweeney & Sheehan is pleased to announce that William L. Foley, Jr. has joined the Firm as a Partner. Bill has been practicing workers’ compensation defense for 33 years and was most recently a co-founder of a workers’ compensation defense firm in Media, PA. Prior to that Bill was a partner in a large defense firm He received his B.S. degree with honors from Boston University and his J.D. from Temple School of Law. He is co-editor of Bisel’s PA Workers’ Compensation Update, a monthly publication. He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, and Delaware County Bar Associations and has been an active member of the Delaware County Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Committee. He is a frequent lecturer on employment-related topics and has published a number of articles on the subject. Bill was selected to Super Lawyers in 2005 – 2006, 2008 – 2009, 2011 – 2018.

Donald J. P. Sweeney, Esquire

1938-2021

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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