Rosemary Sweeney

Rosemary Sweeney

Buckley King

Recognized since 2013

Cleveland, Ohio

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Finance Law

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As the Firm's Administrative Partner, understanding the strategies of business is critical.

Rosemary's knowledge, judgment and intuitive perception are the sources for her unique deal strategies in corporate, real estate and finance transactions. She counsels small businesses to large corporations on corporate, real estate and finance matters, and represents financial institutions, private lenders, investors and corporate borrowers in:
  • Asset-Based Loans
  • Loan Portfolio Transactions
  • Mezzanine Finance
  • Multi-bank Credit Facilities
  • Real Estate Loans
  • Secured and Unsecured Financing Transactions

    Rosemary also represents lenders and borrowers in loan workouts, restructurings and reorganizations.


  • 1400 Fifth Third Center
    600 Superior Avenue East
    Cleveland, OH 44114


  • Case Western Reserve University, J.D., graduated 1987
  • Kent State University, M.Ed, graduated 1977
  • John Carroll University, BS, graduated 1976

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, Supreme Court of Ohio


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Association for Corporate Growth - Member
  • City of Lyndhurst, Ohio - Civil Service Commission - Civl Service Commissioner
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association - Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation - Board of Trustees, Treasurer
  • Great Lakes Science Center - Former member, Board of Trustees
  • St. Clare Parish - Finance Council
  • St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Foundation - Board of Trustees
  • The Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center - Board of Directors; Past President

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Finance Law


  • Ohio Super Lawyer - Banking & Finance Law; Business & Corporate Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Banking & Finance Law
  • Leadership Cleveland - Class of 2008

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"Rosemary was the first attorney I worked with at Buckley King and has been such a huge part of my personal and professional life I'm not sure words can really do it justice. From real estate to trusts to businesses to personal matters, to just telling me to calm down, Rosemary is always there for me and always knows how to help in every situation."

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