In Memorium – Donald J. P. Sweeney – 1938-2021Please Click Here
01May 2017

Sweeney & Sheehan is pleased to announce that Melissa Lang has joined the firm as a shareholder. Ms. Lang’s practice includes the resolution of claims for individual and group accidental death, disability, and life insurance benefits, both ERISA and non-ERISA. She has also prosecuted and defended sales practices claims against brokers and insurers. In addition, Melissa has more than thirty years of experience as an active litigator representing insurers, financial institutions and health care providers in complex credit, coverage, commercial and personal injury litigation.

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.

Read More