James F. Sweeney


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James Sweeney's practice is focused on admiralty law, insurance law, and general civil litigation.

Bar Admissions:

New York
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Eastern District of Michigan
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court


St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1979
Ithaca College, B.A., 1976

Honors and Awards:

Chambers Global List of Leading Lawyers (Shipping: Litigation)
Super Lawyers, New York Metro Edition (Transportation/Maritime)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Maritime Law Association of the United States
New York County Lawyers' Association
American Association of Average Adjusters


Rotterdam Rules: the immediate past and future, Chinese Journal of Maritime Law, Vol 27, No. 1, March 2016