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Kenneth Sweder

lawyer, activist

Kenneth A. Sweder graduated from New York University School of Law as an Editor of *the Law Review* in 1968. After serving as the Assistant to the President of Brandeis University and Special Counsel of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, he began practicing law in Boston in 1971. Since that time he has had wide experience and success in handling a variety of complex business litigation matters. Ken was the Chairman of the Litigation Department of the Boston office of a major New York firm before Sweder & Ross was established. When Sweder & Ross was founded, the Boston Business Journal did a Profile on Ken describing him as tackling the "City's high-profile cases" as a "business-savvy litigator." Ken was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Ken's many community activities include his service as the Founding Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur. He was also the President of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Metropolitan Boston and in 2006 was the recipient of the prestigious Community of Excellence Award presented at a dinner of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies attended by over 650 lawyers and accountants.