In Memorium – Donald J. P. Sweeney – 1938-2021Please Click Here
01Oct 2018

Sweeney & Sheehan partner Neal Thakkar has been recognized as a top appellate attorney by SJ Magazine, a publication serving southern New Jersey. The top attorney list is drawn from nominations by other attorneys in the region and then independently vetted. Neal has handled more than twenty appeals in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, the Superior and Commonwealth Courts of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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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