Sean is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Private Equity Practice Teams, focusing his practice in the area of mergers and acquisitions, fund formations and investments, venture capital investments, various private equity transactions (including co-investments, venture financings, and cross-border deals), complex corporate structuring — including QSBS and Qualified Opportunity Zone Investments — and other general corporate matters. He also often acts as U.S. counsel to non-U.S. clients on their U.S. private equity or acquisition transactions. Sean has negotiated and closed over 100 transactions in his career and prides himself on providing clients with pragmatic legal advice that allows them to mitigate risk and get deals done.

Articles & Publications

  • New York

  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015
  • Canisius University, MBA, 2012
  • Canisius University, B.S., 2011

Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2024
  •  Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, Associates to Watch Corporate/ Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Upstate New York SuperLawyers®, 2019-2022
    • Rising Star, 2023
  • Buffalo Business First 30 Under 30, 2018
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, Order of the Coif, 2015
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, Order of the Barristers, 2015
  • American Bar Association/Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property, 2015

Community Involvement 
  • Ronald McDonald House, Young Professional’s Committee
  • Hospice Buffalo, Volunteer
  • Canisius College Leadership Society, Member
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