Taft welcomes William Sweet as an associate in the firm’s Environmental practice group.
Sweet will focus his practice on a variety of environmental law matters, including litigation. Prior to joining Taft, he worked as the Deputy Attorney General at the Office of the Indiana Attorney General in the Administration and Regulatory Enforcement Litigation Section. During this time, he handled joint state and federal enforcement cases against Fortune 500 companies, coordinated closely with state and federal agencies, including elected officials, and managed a high volume of cases. He also has experience litigating family law cases, and managing Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies.
Sweet earned his J.D., with a focus in Intellectual Property and Family Law from Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He also has dual degrees in Psychology and Political Science from Marquette University, with a minor in Chemistry. During law school, William was a judicial intern for the Honorable Peter Passidomo, New York City Family Court, and the Honorable Jeffrey Froehlich, Calumet County Courthouse.