Brendan A. Sweeney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sweeney Law, P.A.
 | 401 E. Las Olas Blvd, Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-440-3993
Fax: 954-463-5599
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Consumer Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Founding partner of Sweeney Law, P.A., Brendan A. Sweeney represents clients in Florida in matters of consumer law, business law, construction law, Title III and ADA litigation and real estate law. Named a Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer for several years and as the driving force behind the practice, Mr. Sweeney brings extensive experience and knowledge to the table with every single deal.

At the beginning of his career, Mr. Sweeney represented the state of Florida in criminal matters as a trial attorney and assistant state attorney for the Fourth Judicial Court of Florida. In the later years of his career, he represented some of the largest financial institutions in the world, gaining extensive experience in civil litigation and real estate law.

In 2001, Mr. Sweeney earned a Bachelor of Arts and graduated with distinction at the University of Wisconsin. He then attended the University of Miami School of Law, where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 2005 and a Master of Laws in 2007. Currently, he is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, as well as in all state courts in Maryland and Florida.

Mr. Sweeney is a member of the American Bar Association Trust and Estate Law Committee, Real Property Committee and Business Law Committee. In the Florida Standing Committee, he has worked with the eminent domain, consumer protection law and unlicensed practice of law groups. He is currently a member of the Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court and the Broward County Bar Association Construction Law Committee.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (30%): Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale

Construction Litigation (20%): Construction Defects

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies

Business Litigation (20%)

Consumer Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, Construction Defects, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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About Brendan Sweeney

Admitted: 2005, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.sweeneylawpa.com/attorneys/brendan-a-sweeney/

Honors/Awards:

  • Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2014 - 2016
  • Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer, 2014 - 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Division, 2016
  • Florida Bar Standing Committee, Unlicensed Practice of Law, Appointment, 2016 - 2019
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Division, 2016
  • Member, Florida Bar Standing Committee, Eminent Domain, 2014 - 2015
  • Member, Florida Bar Standing Committee, Consumer Protection Law, 2013 - 2015
  • Broward County Bar Association, Construction Law Committee
  • LEED AP BD + C (Green Building Design and Construction), 2009
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2008
  • Member, Maryland Bar, 2011
  • Member, Florida Bar, 2005

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Guardian Ad Litem of Broward County Pro Bono Attorney
  • Chairperson, HANDY, Leadership Broward Class of XXXIV Community Project
  • Leadership Broward Class of XXXIV

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Florida Pleading and Motion Practice, Burr Forman LLP and Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, 2013 – Present

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Deutsche Bank Nat’l Trust Co. v. Estrella Perez, et al., No. 3D15-58, 2015 WL 8347002 (Fla. 3d DCA Dec. 9, 2015)
  • Santander Consumer USA Inc. v. Muszynski, 2014 WL 2765218 (Fla.Cir.Ct.)

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, B.A., Honors: with distinction, 2001
  • University of Miami School of Law, LL.M., 2007

Industry Groups

  • and consumers.
  • Institutional Clients
  • Small And Medium Sized Businesses
Office Location for Brendan A. Sweeney

401 E. Las Olas Blvd
Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 954-440-3993

Fax: 954-463-5599

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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