William Michelangelo Sweetnam

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  • Managing Member at Sweetnam LLC
  • Chicago, IL 60045
  • Peer Reviews
    4.9/5.0 (10)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (1)
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Areas of Practice (14)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Civil Appeals
  • Trial Practice
  • Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Antitrust Class Actions
  • Consumer Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
The University of Michigan, A.B., 1990
Law School Attended:
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1994
Year of First admission:
1994
Admission:
1994, Illinois; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
ISLN:
910061344

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (10)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 12/08/10 in Consumer Protection on 12/08/10

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/29/10 in Litigation on 11/29/10

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    See comments regarding class action practice.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/29/10 in Class Actions on 11/29/10

    Bill is an intelligent and hard working attorney who is respected by his peers and an asset to the profession. He advocates zealously for his clients while maintaining t...

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    Bill is an intelligent and hard working attorney who is respected by his peers and an asset to the profession. He advocates zealously for his clients while maintaining the highest level of civility with opposing counsel.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/26/10 in Consumer Class Actions on 11/26/10

    I have found from my experience in dealing with him that Mr. Sweetnam is extremely knowledgeable in this area of legal practice, excises good judgment, is thoroughly prof...

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    I have found from my experience in dealing with him that Mr. Sweetnam is extremely knowledgeable in this area of legal practice, excises good judgment, is thoroughly professional, honors his commitments, and typifies the highest ethical standards.

    • Legal Knowledge

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    • Judgment

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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/24/10 in Complex Litigation on 11/24/10

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/24/10 in Litigation on 11/24/10

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 12/10/10 in Commercial Litigation on 12/10/10

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    4.8/5.0 by a Principal on 12/02/10 in Class Actions on 12/02/10

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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 11/25/10 in Consumer Rights on 11/25/10

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
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  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 11/28/10 in Class Actions on 11/28/10

    Bill has been a practical, fair adversary -- while still zealously representing his client.

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    Bill has been a practical, fair adversary -- while still zealously representing his client.

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      5.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1)
  • 100% (1)
  • Communication

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  • Responsiveness

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  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • William Michelangelo Sweetnam

    5.0/5.0 on 01/21/11 on 01/21/11

    William M. Sweetnam and his firm, Sweetnam LLC, handled my case against my cell phone provider in a professional and efficient manner, with great results. I would highly...

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    William M. Sweetnam and his firm, Sweetnam LLC, handled my case against my cell phone provider in a professional and efficient manner, with great results. I would highly recommend Sweetnam LLC to handle any dispute you may be involved in.

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