Bradley is pleased to announce that John Parker Sweeney has been recognized with the DRI’s 2022 Louis B. Potter Lifetime Professional Service Award. Mr. Sweeney was presented with the award at the DRI 2022 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
The Louis B. Potter Lifetime Professional Service Award is given annually to an individual who exemplifies both professional service and professionalism, serving the best interests of clients and the public in general and preserving and enhancing the image of the legal profession in the eyes of the public.
“John has consistently demonstrated the utmost respect for the law through his leadership in the DRI and within our firm. We congratulate him on being honored for his outstanding contributions to the legal profession and for his example of integrity in his interactions with clients and colleagues,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters.
Mr. Sweeney is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and is an active member of the DRI, serving as president from 2014-2015 and on the National Board of Directors from 2007-2011, as well as chairing several committees and task forces. He has more than 35 years of experience defending major class action and mass torts involving product liability and warranty, consumer protection, environmental, and toxic tort cases, allowing him to provide a litigation response for any company looking to resolve bet-the-company risks. Mr. Sweeney regularly serves as national counsel, creating and supervising comprehensive defense strategies in complex cases across the country.
For more than 10 years, Mr. Sweeney has devoted time to the Helping Up Mission, Inc. of Baltimore, a faith-based residential recovery program for homeless addicts, ensuring the mission’s residents have access to legal services and counseling.
DRI is the largest international membership organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation.