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Zachary Sweebe

Zachary Aaron Sweebe

Senior Associate

Zachary Sweebe's commercial litigation practice serves pharmaceutical and medical device companies facing nationwide product liability suits and internal investigations, as well as media corporations facing technology-compliance investigations.

Mr. Sweebe previously worked in technology consulting, designing consumer electronics and maintaining "Big Data" health insurance applications for federal employees. Mr. Sweebe also worked for a South Korean law firm, advising insurers about ship collisions, cargo losses, and cross-border insolvencies.

Mr. Sweebe's trial experience includes the successful cross-examination and impeachment of a former Philadelphia Deputy Sheriff, resulting in a favorable verdict and a complete expungement of the claim.

In Mr. Sweebe's pro bono practice, he has co-authored an amicus brief for the Supreme Court of the United States, negotiated wage dispute settlements for employees, pursued habitable living conditions in New York City Housing Court, and brought Fifth Amendment criminal constitutional appeals to the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division.

In law school, Mr. Sweebe served as Executive Online Editor of the Journal of International Law and board member for the International Refugee Assistance Project. He spoke as a panelist about Foreign Direct Investment challenges in post-crisis periods, and published an analysis of China's Bilateral Investment Treaty protections related to health, safety, and the environment.


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Best Lawyers
"Ones to Watch" — Product Liability Litigation: Defendants (NY) (2024)
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"Rising Star"—Business Litigation (2020–2023)



  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2017
  • Certificate in Management, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 2015
  • B.S., Skidmore College, 2012, cum laude


  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York