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Represented a large developer and worked with numerous engineers regarding the development and feasibility of a man-made lake as part of the focal point of a development. Mr. Sweeney’s combination of engineering and business experience helped to spearhead the project.
Involved with a large developer in taking a potential lawsuit by a disgruntled neighbor and working closely with the neighbor. The result was that the lawsuit was never filed and the developer was able to purchase the farm from the neighbor, who is now excited about the homes constructed on “his farm.”
Numerous cases with Department of Justice involving water and wetland issues. Most settled at mediation.
Successfully settled contentious divorce case with a difficult pro se party, involving all issues of custody, placement, child support, property division and maintenance
Prevailed at trial involving a parent’s wrongful conversion of custodial property under UTMA
Obtained multiple domestic abuse injunctions for the maximum time frame allowable
Represented privately-held construction services corporation in limited auction process and sale to publicly-held corporation
Represented investment advisory firm in connection with “A” reorganization and merger with Wisconsin banking corporation
Represented emerging companies on developing business and strategic plans, establishing corporate governance policies, raising capital, protecting intellectual property rights, implementing executive and employee compensation arrangements and preparing corporate agreements
Representation of real estate sponsor in connection with designing and structuring tenant in common (TIC) programs, including acquisition of real estate, private placement of TIC interests, and ongoing securities law advice
Represented group of non-profit, long-term care entities operating in Texas, and group of 40 denominational, long-term care entities operating in 14 states in connection with the formation and operation of South Carolina and Vermont domiciled risk retention groups to provide professional and general liability coverage to the shareholders/insureds
Represented Cayman Islands domiciled captive insurance company
Consulted corporation on Series A, B, and C Preferred Stock offerings and licensing, marketing, and distribution arrangements
Advised on securities law matters, including registered representatives and investment advisers on compliance issues, issuers and underwriters on the private and public offering of securities, and reporting companies on corporate governance matters and compliance with listing standards and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934