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Sean Robins

Associate
sean.robins@sweeneyfirm.com
Phone: (215) 963-2487
Facsimile: (215) 557-0999


Biography

Sean Robins is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars. His practice includes the defense of claims involving professional liability, constitutional law, torts, civil rights, employment, D&O, products, premises and vehicular accidents, and municipal, prosecutorial and law enforcement claims.

Sean Robins is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bar, the federal district courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and District of New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. He has practiced in the various county courts, and all state and federal appellate courts, in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. His defense practice has included all types of professional liability claims, constitutional claims,torts, civil rights, employment, D&O, products, premisesand vehicular accident claims, as well as municipal, prosecutorial and law enforcement claims. Mr. Robins has also defended a variety of class actions and insurance coverage matters, as well provided insurance coverage opinions in more than 100 matters.
Mr. Robins was a court-appointed Mediator for the District of New Jersey from 2000 through 2012, and has served as an arbitrator in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia since 1995.
Mr. Robins graduated from Temple University in 1988, and received his JD from Rutgers School of Law, Camden, in 1993. He clerked for the Hon. Joel B. Rosen, Magistrate Judge, in the District of New Jersey from 1993 to 1994.

Education

Temple University – B.A. Journalism, 1988
Rutgers School of Law, Camden – J.D., 1993

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania – 1993
  • New Jersey – 1994
  • Supreme Court of the United States – 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit – 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania – 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey – 1995

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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