Sean P. O'Brien: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Sean P. O'Brien

Sean O'Brien
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Energy Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0846
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Georgetown University, B.A.
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University Law School, J.D. Member, Public Contract Law Journal
Admitted2010, District of Columbia

Sean O'Brien represents clients in their various commercial litigation matters with a practice focus on resolving conflicts encountered by the firm's energy and insurance clients. Sean advises clients regarding class actions, contract disputes, regulatory compliance issues, various drilling and maritime claims, environmental claims and more. Sean has spent the last two years representing an international drilling contractor in response to multiple government investigations and a multidistrict litigation proceeding arising from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He also assists annuity, life, long-term care, health, title and property and casualty insurers navigate the regulatory requirements of the insurance industry.

Selected Experience

Sutherland obtained summary judgment for a large, international paper-manufacturing company in a case seeking in excess of $10 million for breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Sutherland handles ERISA litigation for Fortune 100 company.

Assisted in the BP oil spill litigation and guided the drilling contractor through crisis management and regulatory issues following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Awards and Rankings

Named to the 2012 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll

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Office Information

Sean P. O'Brien

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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