What We Do

Attorney Bill Sweeney has been practicing trial law for over 35 years. As a trial lawyer and advisor he has helped numerous individuals and businesses get through difficult times and issues. It may be that you have been injured due to someone’s negligence; it might be a business dispute or maybe a complicated probate matter. No matter what issues you may be facing Attorney Sweeney has most likely been there before helping someone else in a similar situation.

Attorney Sweeney is recognized by his peers. Many of his cases come from other lawyers trusting their clients with him. Attorney Sweeney is recognized by his peers in the legal community for his legal ability having been designated with the highest rating of AV given by Martindale-Hubbell1, the world wide legal directory. He has been listed in Super Lawyers in personal injury2 as well as Top Lawyers in Hartford3. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Attorney Sweeney has tried over 75 criminal and civil cases to verdict or judgment as well. He has been lead counsel or co-counsel in over 35 appeals to the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate courts.

Personal Injury

This includes motor vehicle accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death actions uninsured/underinsured claims, workplace injuries, medical, legal and other professional malpractice claims.

Business Litigation

This includes breach of contract claims, employment contracts restrictive covenants, construction claims, unfair trade practices, professional licensing and discipline.

Probate Administration And Litigation

Will contests and breach of fiduciary duty claims

Criminal Law

State and federal crimes, DWI, grand jury proceedings and political corruption cases.


This includes appeals from verdicts, judgments or agency decisions.

1. The Martindale-Hubbell(r) Peer Review Ratings(tm) are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada.. LexisNexis facilitates secure online Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings surveys of lawyers across multiple jurisdictions and geographic locations, in similar areas of practice as the lawyer being rated. Reviewers are asked to assess their colleagues’ general ethical standards and legal ability in a specific area of practice. The ratings appear in all formats of the Martindale-Hubbell(r) Law Directory, in the online listings on martindale.com(r), Lawyers.comSM, on the LexisNexis services, on LexisNexis mobile apps.

2. Super Lawyer is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multiphased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

3. Greater Hartford Top Attorney is compiled for Hartford Magazine by Lexis-Nexis Martindale-Hubbell, a global firm that has been compiling information on lawyers for more than 140 years. These lawyers have received the highest peer review rating for ethical standards and professional excellence.