• Forensic Chemistry at Trial: Refuting Claims of Diesel Fuel Contamination at a Complex Industrial Site, 21st Annual Railroad Environmental Conference, Champaign, IL, 2019
  • Who’s In Control? Why the Defense Bar Should Challenge the IPI Instructions on Construction Negligence, IDC Quarterly
  • Recent Trends in the Implied Duty of Good Faith, Commercial Lending Review
  • Can You Prove It? Why and how to document your good deeds, Propane Gas Defense Association
  • Preparing Accounting Expert Testimony, Illinois CPA Society & Foundation
  • Understanding the Illinois Credit Agreements Act, Illinois Bankers Association
  • Lender Liability Litigation - American Style. Can it happen in Canada?, Ontario Chapter/Canadian Bar Association
  • The Enforceability of Guarantees - Are they worth the paper they’re written on?, Turnaround Management Group


  • Baldi v. Samuel Son & Company, Ltd., 548 F.3d 579 (7th Cir. 2008)
  • Marseilles Hydro Power, LLC v. Marsailles Land and Water Company, 518 F.3d 459 (7th Cir. 2008)
  • Cacia v. Norfolk & Western Railway Company, 290 F.3d 914 (7th Cir. 2002)
  • Hitachi Credit America Corporation v. Signet Bank, 166 F.3d 614 (4th Cir. 1999)
  • Beck v. Deloitte & Touche, 144 F3d. 732 (11th Cir. 1998)
  • Resolution Trust Corporation v. Gallagher, 10 F.3d 416 (7th Cir. 1993)
  • Mid-Continent Wood Products v. Harris, 936 F.2d 297 (7th Cir. 1991)
  • Wedgewood Investment Fund, Ltd. v. Wedgewood Realty Group, Ltd., 878 F.2d 693 (3d Cir. 1989)
  • Logan & Kanawha Coal Company, Inc. v. Banque Francaise Du Commercie Exterieur, 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14197 (S.D.N.Y. 1996)
  • Baxt v. Liloia, 656 A.2d 835 (N.J. App. 1995) and 714 A.2d 271 (N.J. 1998)

Sean concentrates his practice in defending companies that are the bedrock of the American economy in complex and catastrophic cases.