Edward C. Sweeney

Admission Details:

1992, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

1996, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

2007, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Law School Attended:

University of Chicago Law School

Class of 1991


University Attended:

La Salle University

Class of 1986

Bachelor of Arts, Maxima Cum Laude, General University Honors

Birth Information:

Born in 1964

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2, 1964


Solicitor to the Prothonotary of Chester County, 1998 – 2005

Solicitor to the Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans’ Court of Chester County, 2006 – 2011

Solicitor to the Recorder of Deeds of Chester County, 2000 – present

Memberships/Volunteer Service:

Tredyffrin-Easttown School Director (Elected November 3, 2015)

Tredyffrin Township Planning Commission, 2004 – 2015

Tredyffrin Township Zoning Hearing Board, 1998 to 2004 (alternate member)

CCBA Continuing Education Committee (past member)

CCBA Law Related Education (past member)

Chester County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations

Chester County Catholic Lawyers Association (Red Mass organizer, 1994 – present)

Parish Council, Saint Isaac Jogues (3 terms)

Knights of Columbus (member, Saint Isaac Jogues of Valley Forge, 2005 – present; Grand Knight, Saint Isaac Jogues 2014-2015)

Awards and Scholarships:

Larry Simonsmeier DuPont Legal Writing Award, American Society of Pharmacy Law, 2001

Legal Writing Competition (2nd place), Industrial Relations Law Journal at the University of California at Berkley Law School, 1991

Maxima Cum Laude, La Salle University, 1986

Christian Brothers’ Scholarship La Salle University, 1982 (a four year, full tuition scholarship)


The Pennsylvania Lawyer, The Crucial Foundation, 2015

Pennsylvania Law Weekly, Litigating the ERISA Disability Case: Plaintiff’s Perspective Part I, 2013

Pennsylvania Law Weekly, Litigating the ERISA Disability Case: Plaintiff’s Perspective Part II, 2013

Pennsylvania Law Weekly, A Plaintiff’s Perspective of Separation and Settlement Agreements, 2013

Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, The Duty and Function of Pennsylvania Recorders of Deeds Offices and Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC v. Ginger Golden – The Final Piece of the Jigsaw Puzzle?

2012 Drug Liability: Liability, Analysis and Prevention (2nd Edition) Chapter 47: The NABP Model Act and Rules Initiative Towards Pharmacy Technicians, 2005

Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, Essential Practice Rules and Concepts in Offices of the Prothonotary — Parts I & II, 2004

Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, The Workers’ Compensation World Turned Upside Down: Testimony of Vocational Experts Declared Invalid, 2002

Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law Bulletin, Pharmacy Liability For Punitive Damages May Have Numerous Triggers, 2001 American Society of Pharmacy Law

The NABP Produces Mixed Results: A Legal and Clinical Analysis Concerning The Recent NABP Model Act and Rule Initiative Towards Pharmacy Technicians, 2001

Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, Pharmacy Liability for Punitive Damages–Pennsylvania Practice Pointers, 2000

University of California Industrial Relations Law Journal, Dodging the Supremacy Clause Bullet: Do State Successor Statutes Survive Federal Labor Law Preemption, 1991

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