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As the Team Leader for Womble Carlyle’s Admiralty & Maritime Practice, Sean concentrates his broad federal and state civil practice on helping global, regional, and local businesses and individuals in the areas of admiralty, global logistics and transportation law, as well as environmental matters, complex commercial litigation, and insurance disputes. A former criminal prosecutor focusing on environmental and other white collar crime, Sean has more than twenty years of civil and criminal litigation experience and has prosecuted and defended a broad range of complex matters in the state and federal courts. Sean’s transportation work focuses on the representation of commercial shipowners, charterers and their underwriters, manufacturers of recreational boats and personal watercraft, logistics providers and other maritime and transportation entities in connection with maritime emergencies and disputes involving wrongful death and personal injury, vessel groundings and allisions, cargo claims, vessel security breaches, Natural Resource Damage Assessments stemming from pollution incidents, toxic torts and occupational disease litigation. His criminal practice includes providing advice and counsel to companies and individuals under investigation for alleged felonies and criminal misdemeanors, as well as guiding clients in response to search warrants and subpoenas arising from suspected white collar criminal activity.
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Admiralty, Global Logistics and Transportation
Environmental Emergency Response
Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense