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Russell James Sweeting

Russell James Sweeting

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  • Criminal Law, Divorce, DUI & DWI ...
  • Connecticut, New York
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Russell J. Sweeting regularly assists clients with labor and employment issues, civil and criminal litigation and general corporate matters. He also handles estate planning, probate proceedings and real estate transactions on behalf of the firm’s clients. He represents individuals and businesses dealing with contracts, workplace issues and business disputes. As an experienced counselor, Mr. Sweeting advises clients on minimizing potential liabilities, pursuing cost effective litigation or arbitration and on the complexities of various legal transactions. The clients of Mr. Sweeting range from local residents and professionals to small businesses and multinational corporations. He specializes in representing individuals and companies in the financial services industry. He provides legal assistance to asset managers, hedge funds, broker-dealers, traders, analysts and to many others within the industry. Mr. Sweeting has successfully litigated a variety of claims in state and federal courts or through arbitration relating to contract breaches, fraud, unfair trade practices, collection actions, restrictive covenants, intentional torts, negligence, wrongful termination, state and federal discrimination laws, wage and overtime laws, whistleblower cases and criminal misconduct. Mr. Sweeting earned his J.D. from New York Law School, graduating cum laude. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he received a B.A. in economics and history and regularly appeared on the Dean’s List. He is admitted to practice in both New York and Connecticut, state and federal courts. Mr. Sweeting resides with his family in Danbury, Connecticut. He can be reached at (203) 221-3100 or by email: RSweeting@Mayalaw.com.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    DUI & DWI
    Education Law
    Elder Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiance Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Maya Murphy, P.C.
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Education
New York University School of Law
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4106878
Member
- Current
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Connecticut Bar Association
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- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
266 Post Rd E
Westport, CT 06880
Telephone: (203) 221-3100
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