STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT ALBANY, B.S. in Economics 1985
Mike Sweeney’s work is dedicated to representing employees in labor matters, predominantly wage-and-hour issues. Mike has litigated wage-and-hour collective and class actions around the country. Prior to joining Getman & Sweeney, Mike was the founding fellow of the Crowley Center for International Human Rights at Fordham Law School. He went onto to serve as a Professor of Law at Fordham where his areas of research included international human rights, civil procedure, and legal ethics. While at Fordham, he served as Legal Counsel to the Commission to Promote Public Confidence in Judicial Elections. Prior to teaching at Fordham, Mike was an associate with the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton in New York City and clerked for the Honorable Lee P. Gagliardi, S.D.N.Y.
The Supreme Court of the State of New York; the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of New York and the Central District of Illinois; and the US Court of Federal Claims.