Mr. Sweeney is a member of the Los Angeles office’s Commercial Litigation group, where he focuses his practices on handling complex business disputes. Mr. Sweeney has handled individual and class action lawsuits involving claims of breach of contract, unfair business practices, unfair trade practices, consumer fraud, and breach of warranty. He has also handled employment lawsuits where claims of discrimination, wage-hour, wrongful termination and trade secrets are at issue. Mr. Sweeney also handles entertainment cases involving claims of idea misappropriation, invasion of privacy and breach of contract. Between 1979 and 1981, Mr. Sweeney served as a White House Fellow, where he worked for the White House chief of staff/assistant to the President for intergovernmental affairs. In 1999, Mr. Sweeney served as a volunteer prosecutor for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Criminal Branch, where he handled misdemeanor jury trials. Mr. Sweeney was named a Southern California Wyer” in the Corporate Counsel Edition in 2008.