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

Sweeney & Sheehan is pleased to announce that William L. Foley, Jr. has joined the Firm as a Partner. Bill has been practicing workers’ compensation defense for 33 years and was most recently a co-founder of a workers’ compensation defense firm in Media, PA. Prior to that Bill was a partner in a large defense firm He received his B.S. degree with honors from Boston University and his J.D. from Temple School of Law. He is co-editor of Bisel’s PA Workers’ Compensation Update, a monthly publication. He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, and Delaware County Bar Associations and has been an active member of the Delaware County Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Committee. He is a frequent lecturer on employment-related topics and has published a number of articles on the subject. Bill was selected to Super Lawyers in 2005 – 2006, 2008 – 2009, 2011 – 2018.

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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