William O. Sweeny IV
Charleston • Special Counsel
William “Billy” Sweeny’s practice is focused on catastrophic injury, commercial litigation, products liability, and medical malpractice defense in the Firm’s Charleston office. Many of his clients work in regulated industries involving complicated issues and specific needs. He regularly handles matters involving industrial events, trucking accidents, contractual disputes, and insurance coverage.
Billy received a finance undergraduate degree from Wake Forest and earned his J.D./IMBA from the University of South Carolina. He worked in Germany for a major European energy company assisting legal counsel expand its market access amidst evolving regulations. Following a return to the United States, Billy prosecuted corporate tax cases for the Office of Counsel for Litigation of the South Carolina Department of Revenue. After moving into private practice, Billy has handled matters at every stage of trial and appeal within South Carolina’s administrative and civil courts.
- Texas, 2007
- South Carolina, 2009
- United States District Court, South Carolina, 2010
- Defense Research Institute
- South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
- Charleston County Bar