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Sweeney Named to 2018 Super Lawyers List
October 24, East Meadow, NY – Paul B. Sweeney (resident of Glen Cove), Partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Certilman Balin, was named to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers List. He has been named to the list consecutively since 2013. Mr. Sweeney represents clients in a broad range of commercial litigation matters before state, federal and appellate courts. He is well-versed in the following areas of law: contracts, securities, accountant’s liability, legal malpractice, trade secrets, intellectual property, antitrust and class actions. Mr. Sweeney has handled numerous cases involving issues of corporate governance in which he represented corporate officers and directors, as well as members of limited liability companies. He has also represented clients in employment matters concerning the enforcement of restrictive covenants and discrimination claims.
Mr. Sweeney earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law in 1992 and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont in 1987. Active in a number of pro bono matters concerning international human rights, he served on the board of trustees of the Fordham University of Law Joseph P. Crowley Program in International Human Rights. In addition, Mr. Sweeney achieved the highest rating by Martindale Hubbell.
He is admitted to practice in the states of New York and Connecticut, as well as in the New York Court of Appeals; the United States Court of Appeals, Second, Seventh and Ninth Circuits; and the United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the District of Arizona. He is also a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.
About the NY Metro Super Lawyers List
To be considered for this honor, there is a review and selection process which includes a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent candidate research. Due to the highly rigorous nature of the nomination and review process, only five percent of lawyers in the New York metro area are named to the list. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made based upon peer nominations, independent research by Super Lawyers, and evaluations from a highly credentialed panel of attorneys.
About Certilman Balin
Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm, has offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Its 15 practice areas include: real estate, real property tax certiorari and condemnation, cooperative and condominium, land use, environmental law, corporate/securities, litigation, commercial lending, labor relations/employment law, bankruptcy and debtor/creditor rights, nonprofit/tax exempt and religious organizations, trusts and estates, elder law, telecommunications law, and criminal law.