Sean represents insureds and insurers in the defence of personal injury, medical malpractice, commercial actions as well as coverage disputes.
Sean was born in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, but has made London his home since 2013. As an American living in Canada Sean has done his best to embrace hockey, gravy with fries and the CFL.
Sean studied political science and economics at the University of Victoria and earned a Bachelor of Arts in 2008. Living in British Columbia, Sean developed a passion for adventure skiing, hiking and mountain biking. In 2008, Sean moved to Ontario where in 2011 he completed his law degree at Queen’s, graduating on the Dean’s List. At Queen’s, Sean won the top oralist award in the inaugural Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot where he appeared before the Honourable Thomas Cromwell, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Sean then articled at a general practice firm in Kingston and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2012. He worked at a downtown Toronto litigation boutique, before moving to London in 2013 to join Wallace Smith LLP.
Sean represents insureds and insurers in the defence of personal injury, medical malpractice, and commercial actions, as well as coverage disputes. He is particularly interested in the rights and obligations of insureds under various policies of insurance including automobile, CGL and E&O coverages.
Sean has mediated dozens of claims, and has appeared at all levels of Court in Ontario, in addition to the Financial Services Commission of Ontario and the Licence Appeal Tribunal.
Outside of the office, Sean is an avid disc golfer, cyclist and admitted news junkie. Sean also volunteers with Meals on Wheels London on the Fundraising Committee.
Sean is happily married. He enjoys camping, puttering around the house (and backyard), hiking, and spending time with his wife, young daughter and dog.
Phone: 519.645.1999 ext. 30
Legal Assistant: Linsey Ferns
Phone: 519.645.1999 ext. 32
Law Clerk: Shannon Armstrong
Phone: 519.645.1999 ext. 29