As a member of the firm's Employment Law and Litigation Practice Groups, Donald Sweeney has had a diverse practice specializing in employment law, civil rights litigation, and transportation law. He was selected as Best of the Birmingham Bar in 2005 by the lawyers of Birmingham.
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® Education Law, 2007-2021 Municipal Law, 2008-2021 Employment Law – Management, 2017-2021 "Lawyer of the Year," Birmingham, Education Law, 2013, 2016, 2020 "Lawyer of the Year," Birmingham, Municipal Law, 2015, 2021 Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, 2016-2018 Listed in Alabama Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, 2013-2015 "Lawyer of the Year," Birmingham Bar Association, 1990 Alabama Association of School Boards, Legacy Award, 2016 Labor and employment litigation Representing private and public corporations in employment cases, appeared in matters before the United States Supreme Court, federal courts of appeal, and state supreme courts. Public sector litigation Nationally recognized authority in public sector litigation, serving as Education Law Advisor to the National Governor's Association; served as President of the National Council of School Board Attorneys. Transportation litigation Representing transportation companies, has had in excess of 400 cases before the Interstate Commerce Commission and state public utility commissions.