Siobhan Michele Sweeney

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation Management
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Consumer Products & Retail
  • Educational Institutions
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Healthcare
University University of Virginia, B.A., 1988
Law SchoolBoston University School of Law, J.D., 1992
AdmittedU.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Massachusetts; Massachusetts; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


American Bar Association
Boston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
Massachusetts Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section


Siobhan defends businesses in employment and labor litigation, conducts highly sensitive investigations and provides legal counsel and advice on all aspects of the employment relationship. She conducts risk assessment reviews and compliance training for her clients, and acts as an outside investigator and advisor to clients for internal claims of workplace misconduct, harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Siobhan's litigation experience includes first and second chair trial experience and defense of employers in a variety of employment disputes, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, breach of contract, defamation, wrongful termination, restrictive covenants, benefits and wage and hour cases. Siobhan litigates claims in state and federal courts and administrative agencies throughout the Northeast and New England regions, including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine.

Siobhan provides enhanced value and budget predictability to her litigation clients through strong partnership and sound application of risk analysis, assessment and project management models.

Before Edwards Wildman

Prior to joining the firm, Siobhan worked as an employment and labor law attorney in a mid-sized Boston law firm where she represented employers and employees in all aspects of employment and labor litigation and counseling, including the negotiation of executive employment agreements, noncompetition agreements, and severance agreements. Siobhan began her career as an associate for a plaintiff's employment and civil rights practice.

Labor and Employment Bulletin - Spring 2005
May 1, 2005
Family and Medical Leave Act in Massachusetts
December 12, 2008 event
FMLA Update 2007
September 6, 2007 - September 7, 2007 event

EAPD Attorneys Selected For Inclusion in Super Lawyers 2010
October 7, 2010
EAPD Attorneys Recognized in 2010 Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
March 1, 2010
US Commission on Civil Rights appoints EAPD attorney to serve on the Massachusetts State Advisory Committee
February 3, 2010
EAPD Attorneys Selected For Inclusion in Super Lawyers 2009
November 6, 2009

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Siobhan Michele Sweeney

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613


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