About Us

WILLIAM J. SWEENEY JR. continues to be designated as an AV Peer Review Rated law firm by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent directory of lawyers in the world. The AV rating is the highest rating and it signifies that our legal abilities are of the highest standard and that our professional ethics are unquestionable.

William J. Sweeney, Jr. has been listed in Superlawyers as well as Hartford Top Lawyers designated by Hartford Magazine.


Significant Verdicts, Settlements & Decisions:

  • $3.5 million settlement, product liability against medical devise manufacturer on behalf of HIV infected healthcare worker.
  • $2.0 million settlement, class action against law firm for unfair trade practices on behalf of former clients.
  • $275,000, 65 year old woman, slip and fall against municipality and its vendor. *
  • State v. Tomasso, 49 Conn. Sup. 327 (2004), Motion to Dismiss granted on behalf of client, defendant in Unfair Trade Practice Act brought by State Attorney General.
  • Napoletano, et al. v. Cigna Healthcare of Connecticut, 238 Conn. 216, cert. denied, 117 S.CT. 1106 (1997) established cause of action against health insurer on state law grounds avoiding ERISA presumption.
  • $500,00.0 settlement 87 year old pedestrian injured in shopping center parking by car. *
  • $1,000,000.00 settlement (35 year old man hit on head by metal bar resulting in chronic migraine headaches and a Botox treatment). *
  • $298,458.29 jury verdict against attorney for excessive fees from an estate. *


Our Staff

Heidi Ebert is an experienced paralegal who has worked in several areas of law. She worked for the Massachusetts Governor’s Legal Counsel from 2002 to 2004, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and a major Boston law firm.

She relocated to Connecticut in 2010 and has been employed by Attorney Sweeney since 2012. She received her bachelor's degree in sociology from Rhode Island College and her paralegal certificate from Bridgewater State College. She is a knowledgeable and compassionate litigation parlegal whose responsibilities include scheduling, client contact and all court filings.


*past success does not guarantee future results but are based on the merits of each individual case