Ben Sweeney is a general litigator with experience in a variety of high-stakes commercial disputes. Specifically, Ben has experience working on contract, fraud, antitrust, and variety of other matters, with a special focus in the entertainment and sports spheres.
- Defended a financial institution in a lawsuit brought by former NFL star Dwight Freeney alleging fraud, conspiracy, and other torts arising out of a third party’s embezzlement of funds from Mr. Freeney’s brokerage accounts.
- Representing at—including at trial—a major drug manufacturer facing personal injury claims related to a widely used antipsychotic prescription medication and involving thousands of individual plaintiffs.
- Represented a major telecommunications and entertainment company in connection with its trial defense of a proposed merger challenged on antitrust grounds by the Department of Justice.
- Defending an electronics manufacturer against class action antitrust claims related to the production and sale of high capacity computer memory chips.
- Yale University, J.D.
- Middlebury College, B.A.
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