Patrick T. Daley, Esquire
Patrick T. Daley, Partner in the firm of Sweeney & Neary LLP, offers exceptional services and representation to residents of Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, Bucks, and Philadelphia counties, respectively, in all aspects of family law – divorce; child custody; child support; complex equitable distribution matters; spousal support; alimony; protection from abuse matters; prenuptial agreements; paternity issues; separation agreements; and adoptions.
Mr. Daley is currently President of the Delaware County Bar Association (2023), a position selected by the 1,300 members of the Association; the past president (2014) of the Young Lawyers’ Section of the DCBA and a former (2015-16) Director on the DCBA's Board of Directors. He is the past Chair (2017) of the Delaware County Bar Association’s Family Law Section – a position selected by the family law practitioners of Delaware County. While it is always Mr. Daley’s goal to reach amicable resolutions that are beneficial to his clients, sometimes that is not possible. And when that happens, Mr. Daley has earned a reputation for being a zealous, aggressive and seasoned litigator advocating on behalf of his clients.
Mr. Daley was honored by the DCBA with the Nicholas D. Vadino Jr. Memorial Award in 2013 for his extensive work with the association. Additionally, Mr. Daley has received the following professional achievements/recognitions throughout the course of career: Best Lawyers in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023; Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021; Delaware County Daily Times Reader's Choice Best Lawyers in 2020; Top Lawyer by Main Line Today in 2016 and 2017; and "Top 10 Under 40" attorney by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.
With his experience and knowledge, Mr. Daley is a co-author of the Delaware County portion of the Domestic Relations’ Four County Practice Manual published biennially by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. With a talented and engaging style, he has also worked for Governor Edward G. Rendell's administration as a writer before joining the firm. Mr. Daley has also lectured at the annual Bench Bar Conference for the DCBA as well as for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
Mr. Daley graduated from Millersville University where he was a four-year letter winner on the varsity soccer team. He is also a cum laude graduate from Widener University Commonwealth School of Law where he earned the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Eric D. Turner Award and received dean’s honors.
Mr. Daley is currently admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States Supreme Court; and is a member of the Delaware County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.