In Memorium – Donald J. P. Sweeney – 1938-2021Please Click Here

Insurance Coverage

One of the cornerstones of the Firm’s insurance defense practice is to assist our many insurance clients in the interpretation and analysis of policy language. SWEENEY & SHEEHAN routinely provides coverage analyses and prosecutes Declaratory Judgment actions throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey on a variety of issues involving commercial motor vehicle, environmental, commercial property, construction, worker’s compensation, commercial general liability and other policies. We also defend bad faith claims against our clients. In addition, many of our attorneys serve as national and local monitoring counsel for excess and umbrella carriers in catastrophic loss claims.

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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