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ERISA, Life, Health and Disability

SWEENEY & SHEEHAN has an established practice representing insurers and employers in the complex fields of life and health and ERISA litigation. Specifically, the attorneys in the Firm’s Employment Practices Liability Group represent clients in insurance coverage disputes involving disability, health and life claims. Our lawyers also have extensive experience in ERISA litigation and are familiar with the specialized issues implicated under the ERISA statutes, such as preemption, the implication of plan drafting and the impact of ERISA on related state statutes.

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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