Donald J. P. Sweeney

Donald J. P. Sweeney

Partner:— Philadelphia Office
donald.sweeney@sweeneyfirm.com
Phone: 215-963-2450
Facsimile:215-557-0999

Biography

Donald J. P. Sweeney is the founder and senior partner of the Firm. He was a law clerk to the late J. Cullen Ganey, a Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Sweeney, an active litigator and appellate advocate with over thirty years experience, is also a frequent lecturer on trial tactics and technique. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute. In recent years his practice has been principally devoted to the defense of catastrophic claims, including product liability and natural and liquid petroleum gas explosion litigation throughout the eastern United States.

Education

Villanova University — B.S., Economics,1960
Temple University School of Law — J.D., 1966

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania — 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania