Sean was the third lawyer at Edwards Law and was an instrumental part of its trial and appellate team – co-authoring two successful appeals to the Fifth Circuit. In 2015, Sean left to join the Civil division of the Attorney General’s office where he continues to work to protect the rights of Texans.
Sean’s career has been about fighting for those who have been wronged. Sean focuses his practice on civil rights litigation, personal injury, consumer litigation, business litigation, and malpractice litigation. He handles both trials and appeals.
Sean was an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law in the Fall of 2013.
Education and Experience
Sean graduated with Honors from Grinnell College in Iowa. Afterwards, Sean joined Teach for America and taught high school and middle school in the Mississippi Delta.
Sean then attended the University of Texas School of Law. There, he was on Law Review.
After graduating, Sean clerked for the Honorable Phyllis Kravitch, a federal appellate judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Following his clerkship, Sean moved back to Austin and practiced with an Austin-based litigation boutique for several years before joining Edwards Law.
Sean continued to be named a “Rising Star” while at Edwards Law by Texas Super Lawyers and Texas Monthly.
Sean’s commitment to providing legal services to those who cannot afford it won him the Texas Civil Rights Project’s Pro Bono Hero award in 2011 for his work on a civil rights case involving extreme heat in the Texas prisons.