Uniondale, N.Y. – March 8, 2021 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that former Councilwoman for the Town of Hempstead, Erin King Sweeney, has joined RMF’s Corporate and Securities department and will serve as Of Counsel to the firm.
Ms. King Sweeney has over twenty years of legal experience focused on aviation, transportation and security matters. She served as General Counsel, USA, for Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., handled the dual bankruptcies of Swissair and Sabena, and managed the start-up of Swiss in the United States. Ms. King Sweeney is President of King Sweeney Strategies LLC where she advises clients on business strategy in the transportation and security fields. Ms. King Sweeney’s work also focuses on downtown development and transit-oriented growth.
“It is with great excitement and pleasure that we welcome Erin to the firm,” noted Managing Partner Adam Silvers. “Erin’s deep bench of legal knowledge in the aviation and security industries, as well as her transactional capabilities and business acumen will enhance the firm’s ability to better serve our clients and bring about new vantage points. I have no doubt that Erin will make an excellent addition to our Corporate and Securities Department.”
Ms. King Sweeney serves as the Executive Director of the CANA Foundation, a non-profit committed to the rewilding of horses and protection of our environment. For 5 years, she served as a Councilwoman in the Town of Hempstead and was selected as majority leader. She is also a member of the board of the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island and is a member of the advisory council of Anna’s House, the childcare facility at Belmont racetrack. Successful in business and active in her community, Ms. King Sweeney has received numerous awards including being selected as a “Power Woman” by the Long Island Press; an Aviation Industry Woman of the Year by the Boys Scouts of Queens; an Outstanding Achiever by the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women; and she received the Long Island Government Official Inspiration award by the Middle Market Alliance of Long Island.
For over 50 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate and securities, corporate restructuring & bankruptcy, commercial lending, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, not-for-profit, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts and estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.