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Frank Gattuso

Phone: (856) 671-6407
Facsimile: (856)-869-5605


Frank Gattuso is Managing Partner of the Firm’s New Jersey office and is licensed to practice law in the federal and state courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Gattuso is a trial attorney who focuses his practice on general civil litigation. He handles matters in the areas of general liability, transportation, commercial law, retail and hospitality, catastrophic injury, construction liability and workers’ compensation. He focuses his practice on the defense of corporations, businesses, and insurance companies. He serves as National Coordinating Counsel and Monitoring Counsel for a US Based Fortune 500 Corporation as well as National Counsel on Insurance Matters for another US Based Corporation. He often serves as arbitrator/mediator in all jurisdictions he is a member of.  Mr. Gattuso is a frequent lecturer in the areas of law referenced above and is a Certified Instructor for the Insurance Society of Philadelphia. He has lectured to corporations, individual businesses, claims organizations, insurance professionals and individual insurance companies. He is currently a faculty member for the National Business Institute presenting seminars to insurance and business professionals. Mr. Gattuso has served by appointment for the District Ethics Committee by the Office of Attorney Ethics of Supreme Court of New Jersey. He is a member of the New Jersey Defense Association and is currently on the Board of Directors for the South Jersey Claims Association where he serves in the capacity of Director of Legal Affairs.


LaSalle University — B.S. Finance, 1995
Thomas M. Cooley Law School — J.D., 1998

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania — 1999
  • New Jersey — 1999
  • United States Supreme Court — 2002
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania — 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey— 1999

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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