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Edward C. Sweeney is a partner at Wusinich & Brogan and has been engaging for the last twenty years in civil litigation and dispensing legal counsel.  His practice is mainly a trial practice with focus in employment/labor law, disability coverage issues, and auto/personal injury.  A major focus of his practice is to litigate major civil  death and injury cases, including defective intersection, construction site accident cases, and work injury cases.  Lately, he has pursued several FMLA, ADA, and wrongful discharge based on retaliation for protected activity like reporting discrimination or filing a work injury.


Mr. Sweeney clerked for the Hon. James R, Cavanaugh of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.  He is a graduate of the prestigious University of Chicago Law School and graduated with highest honors from La Salle University.  He is a St. Joseph's Prep graduate. 


Mr. Sweeney is not only a litigator, but has been a part time Solicitor for various independent offices in Chester County, including the Office of the Prothonotary, the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, and the dual Offices of the Register of Wills and Orphans' Court.


He is active in local public affairs and in his church.  He has served several terms on the Tredyffrin Planning Commission.  He is on the Parish Council of St. Isaac Jogues and is active in the SIJ Knights of Columbus. He is a leader in the Chester County Red Mass, and was one of its original founders.


Mr. Sweeney has published scholarly articles on various legal topics and has lectured on them.


Wusinich & Brogan and Mr. Sweeney are proud to serve you as your attorneys.  Wusinich & Brogan has earned a reputation for serving our clients vigourously, competently, and with integrity and compassion.  We take seriously our committment to Justice and hope to bring you the best possible result.



Practice areas


  1. Employment: 40%
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
  4. Insurance: 10%
  5. Appeals: 5%



Hourly ($250-400/hour), contingent (25-33%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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The Law Offices Of Wusinich & Brogan

537 West Uwchlan Avenue Suite 200
Downingtown, PA, 19335


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Larry Simonsmeier DuPont Legal Writing AwardAmerican Society of Pharmacy Law2001
Legal Writing Competition (2nd place)Industrial Relations Law Journal at the University of California at Berkley Law School1991
Maxima Cum LaudeLa Salle University1986
Christian Brothers' ScholarshipLa Salle University1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner (previously worked here for 16 years)Wusinich & Brogan2008 - Present
Solicitor (Part Time)Office of the Chester County Register of Will and Orphans Court2008 - 2011
Solicitor (Part Time)Office of the Chester County Recorder of Deeds2000 - 2016
Solicitor (Part Time)Office of the Chester County Prothonotary1996 - 2004
Pennsylvania Superior Court ClerkshipChambers of the Hon. James R. Cavanaugh1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chester County Catholic Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Murphy v. Rossi et alVerdict for Murphys and attorneys fees awarded (no further dicussion will be made beyond what is publically available)
Deborah Kuhn v. Prudential Ins. Co.Judgment for Plaintiff
Medley v. County of MontgomeryNA
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Pennsylvania LawyerThe Crucial Foundation2015
Pennsylvania Law WeeklyLitigating the ERISA Disbility Case: Plaintiff's Perspective Part I2013
Pennsylvania Law WeeklyLitigating the ERISA Disbility Case: Plaintiff's Perspective Part II2013
Pennsylvania Law WeeklyA Plaintiff's Perspective of Separation and Settlement Agreements2013
Pennsylvania Bar Association QuarterlyThe Duty and Function of Pennsylvania Recorders of Deeds Offices and Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC v. Ginger Golden-The Final Piece of the Jigsaw Puzzle?2012
Drug Liability: Liability, Analysis and Prevention (2nd Edition)Chapter 47: The NABP Model Act and Rules Initiative Towards Pharmacy Technicians2005
Pennsylvania Bar Association QuarterlyEssential Practice Rules and Concepts in Offices of the Prothonotary -- Part I & II2004
Pennsylvania Bar Association QuarterlyThe Workers' Compensation World Turned Upside Down: Testimony of Vocational Experts Declared Invalid2002
Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law BulletinPharmacy Liability For Punitive Damages May Have Numerous Triggers2001
American Society of Pharmacy LawThe NABP Produces Mixed Results: A Legal and Clinical Analysis Concerning The Recent NABP Model Act and Rule Initiative Towards Pharmacy Technicians2001
Pennsylvania Bar Association QuarterlyPharmacy Liability for Punitive Damages--Pennsylvania Practice Pointers2000
University of California Industrial Relations Law JournalDodging the Supremacy Clause Bullet: Do State Successor Statutes Survive Federal Labor Law Preemption1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
La Salle UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
St. Joseph's Prep SchoolN/AHigh School1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Employment Law Section, CCBA, Lunch and LearnEmployment Case Intake from the Plaintiff and Defendant’s Perspective2016
Municipal Law Section of CCBA, Lunch and Learn November 2013Navagitating the Recorder of Deeds Office after Chesapeake Appalachia2013
2013 Spring Bench BarNavigating Pennsylvania Recorder Of Deeds Offices after Chesapeake Appalachia2013
Chester County Bar AssociationThe Basics of Pharmacy Law2001
American Pharmaceutical Association Annual MeetingThe NABP Produces Mixed Results: A Legal and Clinical Analysis Concerning The Recent NABP Model Act and Rules Initiative Towards Pharmacy Technicians2001
Chester County Bar AssociationThe Interrelation of Social Security with Workers' Compensation1997
Brandywine Occupational HealthSubstance Abuse Detection in the Workplace1995