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Neal A. Thakkar

Phone: (856)-671-6410
Facsimile: (856)-869-5605


Neal A. Thakkar is an experienced defense attorney who practices in the areas of premises liability, construction defect, product liability, general negligence, legal malpractice and insurance coverage. He specializes in appellate practice, and has handled cases before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division of New Jersey’s Superior Court. Additionally, Neal has defended his clients in jury trials throughout southern New Jersey. Prior to joining Sweeney & Sheehan in 2006, Neal served as a law clerk to the Hon. Charles W. Dortch, Jr., in the Civil Division of the New Jersey Superior Court in Camden.

Neal is a past president of the South Jersey Claims Association, and remains active with the organization. He is a Certified Instructor for the Insurance Society of Philadelphia, and has taught classes on numerous topics, including UM/UIM coverage, premises liability, claims against public entities, and automobile negligence.


Lawrence University — B.A. History, 2000
Rutgers University School of Law – Camden — J.D., 2004

Bar Admission

  • New Jersey — 2004
  • Pennsylvania — 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey — 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania — 2007