Sean S. Zabaneh: Lawyer with Duane Morris LLP

Sean S. Zabaneh

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone215 979 1149

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Practice Areas

  • Securities Litigation and Corporate Governance Litigation
  • Antitrust and Distribution Litigation
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secret Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 215 979 1149
Fax: 215 689 4964
University Case Western Reserve University, B.A., cum laude, 2001 University Honors, Presidential Scholar
Law SchoolWashington University School of Law, J.D., 2005 Associate Editor, Journal of Law and Policy, Scholar in Law Honors
Admitted2005, Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Activities
•American Bar Association
- Litigation Section
- Antitrust Law Section
- Distribution and Franchising Committee
•Philadelphia Bar Association

BornNovember 29, 1977

Sean Zabaneh is an experienced and solutions-focused commercial trial attorney and appellate advocate. Mr. Zabaneh represents a diverse group of clients, including public and private companies, financial institutions, venture capitalists, and private equity funds. He is a member of the Commercial, Securities, and Antitrust Litigation Section of the firm's Trial Practice Group.

Mr. Zabaneh represents clients in securities/corporate governance, antitrust/distribution, breach of contract, and trade secret litigation, including high-stakes class action litigation. He has appeared in dozens of state and federal courts, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and government investigations. In addition, Mr. Zabaneh routinely advises clients in connection with business transactions designed to avoid or resolve litigation, including the negotiation and drafting of complex distribution, franchise, real estate, and stock purchase agreements.

Mr. Zabaneh also has substantial court experience with matters involving requests for emergency and permanent injunctive relief. Representing clients in a wide variety of industries, he has secured injunctions for companies seeking to enforce contracts, protect trade secrets, and maintain their sales forces. He has also defeated attempts to enjoin his clients from entering into significant commercial transactions.

Mr. Zabaneh is active in the community and the firm. In 2014, he organized the firm's City Year Community Service Project, which provides books and supplies to local schools. He has also received several awards for his commitment to pro bono legal work.

Mr. Zabaneh is an active member of the firm's Recruitment and Retention Committee and its Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Honors & Awards
•Listed in Pennsylvania Rising Stars
Pro Bono Roll of Honor, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania

Civic and Charitable Activities
•City Year Community Service Project
•Philadelphia Reads

Selected Publications
•Co-author, Indirect Purchaser Lawsuits: A State-by-State Survey, American Bar Association, 2010
•Contributing Editor, Two Years after Reeder-Simco: Is the Robinson-Patman Act Alive and Well?, presented at ABA Section of Antitrust Law Annual Spring Meeting, March 2008

Selected Speaking Engagements
•Moderator and Speaker, Diversity and Inclusion: A Look at Our Progress, hosted by Duane Morris LLP Philadelphia Inclusion Committee, November 2013
•Speaker and Co-author, Attorney-Client Privilege - New Developments and Some Difficult Issues, Association of Corporate Counsel Delaware Valley Chapter, April 23, 2013
•Speaker and Co-author, Attorney-Client Privilege - The Basics and Some Difficult Litigation Issues, Duane Morris LLP In-House CLE Program, February 2013

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Office Information

Sean S. Zabaneh

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103-7396


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