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08Feb 2024

January 2024, Partner Christopher J. O’Connell was inducted to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel.  FDCC is a professional trade association of vetted and premier defense and corporate counsel and industry executives whose vision is to advance and sustain an equitable civil justice system now, and for future generations, through a community and network of trusted, leading and innovative industry legal professionals.

30Jan 2024

Brianna O’Donnell, Esquire joins the Firm as an Associate.  She concentrates her practice in general liability, premises liability, and employment matters.  During law school, Brianna worked as a legal intern for the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.  Additionally, she worked as a law clerk at a defense firm in workers’ compensation where she assisted in corresponding with clients and provided case valuations.

18Jan 2024

Zachary S. Edmonds, Esquire joins the Firm as an Associate. Zach focuses his practice in construction defect, professional liability and product liability.  An accomplished attorney and an experienced civil engineer, Zach brings great value to our clients in the construction and related industries.  In addition, his experience includes fist party property litigation due to fire and weather-related claims and includes many trials to successful verdict.

31Oct 2023

On October 27th, 2023, Partner Patrick J. Sweeney started his one-year term as President of the Defense Research Institute.   DRI is the largest international membership organization of attorneys defending the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation with 29 substantive law committees.  Before becoming DRI President, Sweeney served as President-elect and a member of DRI’s Board of Directors.  In addition, he served on DRI’s Law Institute, which is responsible for implementing educational programming for the organization.

16Oct 2023

M. Susan Toth, Esquire joins the Firm as an Associate.  Susan comes to us with a wealth of experience in the areas of product liability, construction, and trucking matters, including class action and mass tort cases.   She is licensed in PA and NJ.  Beyond being an excellent attorney, Susan is a past Board Member of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, and has provided pro bono work in her representation of children in the foster care system as a volunteer attorney with the Support Center for Child Advocates.

01Jun 2023

We proudly welcome Diane Lee Newman as a Partner at Sweeney & Sheehan.  Lee joins us with more than 20 years of experience in workers’ compensation.  In addition, she has served as dedicated counsel where she defended claims involving both workers’ compensation and employment related litigation, often involving the same claimant.