Coreen Sweeney is a shareholder and member of the firm’s Litigation Department, handling both general litigation and workers' compensation matters. Coreen has practiced in the areas of workers’ compensation and insurance defense litigation since 1991.
Coreen has actively participated in professional organizations for workers’ compensation attorneys in the State of Iowa. She has been a member of Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Attorneys since 1996, currently serving on its Board of Governors as Past President (October 2007 – September 2008 term). She is currently serving as Co-Chair for the Iowa Self-Insurers Association seminar (2009-present). She has also served a two-year term as Co-Chair for the Iowa Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee Symposium in 2003-2004 and as Co-Chair for the IAWC seminars in 1999 and 2000. Coreen has been a member of the Iowa Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Legislation Section, which proposes new workers’ compensation legislation each year to the Iowa legislature, and has also been involved with the Iowa Bar committee responsible for the Workers’ Compensation Newsletter. Coreen also belongs to the Polk County, Iowa State, and American Bar Associations, as well as the Defense Research Institute, Inc.