Sean represents clients in a variety of environmental and land use matters, including litigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), litigation involving contaminated real property under state and federal laws including CERCLA and RCRA, toxic torts, California's Proposition 65, government enforcement proceedings and other environmental issues. He assists clients with permitting and compliance under environmental laws, including California's climate change and other green initiatives. Sean also assists clients with Brownfields development and corporate and real estate transactions involving environmental issues. Typical clients include developers, manufacturers, lenders, real estate investors, contractors, distributors and retailers.
Sean represents clients in business litigation involving real estate disputes, public and private construction projects, commercial contracts, corporate and partnership rights, corporate mergers and acquisitions, trade secrets, copyrights and other business matters.
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University (J.D., 1992)
Michigan Technological University (B.S., Chemical Engineering, with high honors, 1986)
Supreme Court of California
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Eastern District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Professional Memberships and Activities
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
Legislative Affairs Committee (2007-present)
National Sub-Committee on Environment & Infrastructure (2013-present)