Rosemary Sweeney

Rosemary Sweeney: Attorney with Buckley King A Legal Professional Association
  • Administrative Partner at Buckley King A Legal Professional Association (24 Attorneys)
  • 1400 Fifth Third Center, 600 Superior Avenue E, Cleveland, OH 44114
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  • As the firm's Administrative Partner, understanding the strategies of business is critical.

    Rosemary listens before getting the job done. Her knowledge, judgment, and intuitive perception are the sources for her unique deal strategies in corporate transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. She counsels sole proprietors to Fortune companies on corporate and finance matters, and represents financial institutions, private lenders, investors, and corporate borrowers in: asset-based loans; loan portfolio transactions; mezzanine finance; multi-bank credit facilities; real estate loans; secured and unsecured financing transactions.

    She also represents lenders and borrowers in loan workouts, restructurings and reorganizations.
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“Our ’this would be a good opportunity for you’ attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

In her position as Buckley King’s Administrative Partner, Rosemary understands the strategies of business are critical.

Rosemary listens before getting the job done. Her knowledge, judgment and intuitive perception are the sources for her unique deal strategies in corporate, real estate and finance transactions. Her experience includes representing borrowers, depository financial institutions and non-bank lenders in commercial lending and workouts; counseling sole proprietors to Fortune companies on corporate, real estate and finance matters; and representing owners of commercial real estate properties in financing, leasing and sales/purchases.

when skill matters

•Represents numerous companies as outside general counsel on all aspects of business.
•Represented national bank in commercial loan and commercial real estate portfolio sales, including SBA loan portfolio sales, to private buyers totaling hundreds of millions of dollars.
•Represented national bank in multiple commercial loans involving alternative financing for borrowers in the technology sector.
•Multimillion dollar acquisition in a Section 363 bankruptcy sale of leading regional provider of utility line systems and construction services for private equity group, and subsequent representation for additional acquisitions by the company.
•Represents national owner of commercial real estate portfolio for commercial leasing and sales.

distinctions + awards

•Best Lawyers in America - Banking and Finance Law
•Top 25 Women Lawyers in Cleveland - Super Lawyers
•Ohio Super Lawyers - Banking and Finance Law
•Ohio Super Lawyers - Business and Corporate Law
•Donald H. Messinger Board Service Award - Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center
•AV-Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
•Leadership Cleveland - Class of 2008

articles + presentations

Ohio Confidentiality Agreement: General Standard Document
•Contributing Author, Practical Law, Ohio Commercial Transactions, 2016

civic involvement

•Civil Service Commission, City of Lyndhurst, Ohio - Commissioner
•The Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center - Board of Directors; Past President
•Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation - Treasurer, Board of Trustees
•St. Vincent Charity Development Foundation - Former Board of Trustees
•St. Clare Parish Finance Council - Member
•Great Lakes Science Center - Former Board of Trustees
•St. Clare School Advisory Council - Former Member

Related News

•August 15, 2018

Buckley King Attorneys Recognized as The Best Lawyers in America

•January 30, 2018

Buckley King Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers

•September 11, 2017

Buckley King Attorneys Again Named to The Best Lawyers in America List, 2018

•January 16, 2017

Buckley King Attorneys Named 2017 Super Lawyers

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Regulatory
  • Compliance + Community Development
  • Corporate + Transactions
  • Mergers + Acquisitions
  • Real Estate + Construction
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Workouts + Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Finance
  • Banking + Lending

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216.685.4748  Phone
216.579.1020  Fax
University Attended:
John Carroll University, B.S., cum laude; Kent State University, M.Ed.
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1987, Ohio

professional associations

•American Bar Association
•Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
•Association for Corporate Growth

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (1 review)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • Analytical Capability

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  • Legal Experience


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