Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Legal & Contracts
Westinghouse Electric Company
Mr. Sweeney is responsible for overseeing all legal operations of the global business activities of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC.
Mr. Sweeney joined Westinghouse in 2005 as an Assistant General Counsel for Nuclear Services. In that role, he was responsible for managing all legal aspects of Westinghouse’s Nuclear Services business. Starting in 2006; Mr. Sweeney gained responsibility for Westinghouse’s global insurance program, International attorneys and most recently, Westinghouse’s Nuclear Automation operations.
Prior to joining Westinghouse, Mr. Sweeney was a partner in the law firm of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP (formerly Pietragallo, Bosick and Gordon). His primary focus was on corporate and business matters where he counseled companies on various legal matters including financing operations, strategic initiatives and general corporate matters. In addition, from 1989 to 2000, Mr. Sweeney held positions of increasing responsibility in the Law Department of CBS Corporation (formerly, Westinghouse Electric Corporation). His primary focus was on Board of Director Matters, Security and Exchange Commission filing requirements for public companies as well as Acquisitions and Divestitures.
Mr. Sweeney has a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Pittsburgh, and a master's degree in business administration and a juris doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
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