Bill Sweet

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serving of counsel since 2003 employment lawyer

experience

Bill brings more than 30 years of experience representing public and private employers. His experience includes: 

  • Management counsel in union and non-union settings
  • Extensive trial and regulatory compliance experience
  • Chief legal counsel for Allen County’s largest employer, the Fort Wayne Community School Corporation

Bill is a published author and lecturer in many continuing legal education programs. His works include:

  • Managing Your Workforce within the Law
  • Employment Provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Workplace Surveillance

Bill belongs to the Allen County, Indiana State, Michigan State and American Bar Associations.

community involvement

Bill has served on the executive board of the Boy Scouts of America and the Anthony Wayne Area Council, and serves on the board of the Three Rivers Ambulance Authority. Bill is also a member of the mayor’s Community Service Council. 

education

Bachelor’s degree, Wabash College
J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School

court admissions

Admitted to the Indiana State Bar – 1972
Admitted to the Michigan State Bar – 1996
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
U.S. District Court for Indiana (Northern)

At the center

Beckman Lawson, LLP
201 West Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Phone: 260-422-0800
Fax: 260-420-1013