Sean A. McCormick



Bar Admissions

State Bar of California

Previous Employment

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP


J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Order of the Coif; Senior Supervising Editor, California Law Review

B.A., Gonzaga University, History

B.B.A., Gonzaga University, Business Administration

Sean is a litigator representing clients in disputes concerning contracts, insurance, consumer products, land use, and environmental contamination.  He has represented both individuals and organizations in numerous industries, including real estate, private equity, retail, hospitality, energy, and entertainment.  Sean also maintains an active pro bono practice that focuses on immigration matters.  Before joining the firm, Sean clerked for the Hon. Joseph R. Goodwin of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia.


Career Highlights

Represented owner of film and television studio in litigation to recover environmental insurance proceeds

Represented e-vapor product manufacturer in state product liability actions and nationwide federal multidistrict litigation

Represented pharmaceutical manufacturer in state and federal multidistrict litigation regarding prescription opioid medications

Represented numerous consumer product and food retailers in California Proposition 65 litigation

Represented aerospace manufacturer concerning land use agreements and groundwater contamination litigation

Represented a California county in dispute over disposal of wastewater sewage sludge