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Sweeney Named A One To Watch By Long Island Business News

For Immediate Release

Debra Scala Giokas
Director of Marketing

July 24, East Meadow, NY – Paul B. Sweeney, a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, was included in the “Ones to Watch” column of the July 10th issue of Long Island Business News.

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.

Prior to joining Certilman Balin, Mr. Sweeney was a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Hogan & Hartson in New York City. He began his career as a law clerk to The Honorable Thomas C. Platt of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York.

He 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.

Mr. Sweeney 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.

For further information, contact Debra Scala-Giokas, Director of Marketing, at (516) 296-7087.

Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP has grown into Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm with offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Its 13 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, trusts and estates, elder law, telecommunications law, and criminal law.