Patricia Sweeney-MacBride

Attorney with 26 years’ experience litigating in administrative, civil and criminal arenas.  Prior to relocating back to the United States in 2016, Ms. Sweeney-MacBride lived and worked in Ireland for 7 years specializing in entertainment law, commercial litigation, and insurance law. Prior to moving to Ireland, she specialized in NY Workers’ Compensation Law for 7 years. She began her legal career in 1994 as an attorney at the Bronx District Attorney’s Office prosecuting homicide, narcotic, and sex crime cases. As a result, she has developed extensive litigation skills.

Area of Practice:
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Fraud Claims
Education:
  • Fordham University, BA Economics, 1990
  • Pace University School of Law, J.D., 1993
  • Queens University (Belfast), LLM Human Rights Law (with commendation), 2012
  • University of Ulster, Diploma in Legal Practice (with Distinction), 2014
Bar Admission:

NY State Bar, 1994 | Law Society of Northern Ireland, 2014

Activities:
  • Mediation/Negotiation course at Maynooth University at the invitation of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin, 2016.
  • Course Presenter and Creator, “Defending Construction Claims in the Workers’
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