Sean provides strategic counsel to clients involved in a broad variety of commercial construction projects, with an emphasis on renewable energy projects.
Sean is focused on counseling clients through the whole life cycle of commercial construction projects. Drawing from his over fifteen years of litigation experience, Sean and his team of project attorneys anticipate problems and protect clients’ interests in drafting and negotiating construction and design contracts.
Through informed project counseling, Sean works to resolve disputes before they cause project delays. When litigation or formal dispute resolution is necessary, Sean’s litigation team consistently achieves positive outcomes for clients, whether through trial, dispositive motion, or settlement.
Sean previously completed a fully-dedicated secondment for one of his construction clients. During that secondment for a large contractor focused on infrastructure and landmark construction projects, Sean served as internal senior counsel and legal point of contact on many active and in- pursuit projects in the Mountain West, South Central, and South Eastern Atlantic regions of the U.S. Those projects involved a variety of project delivery methods—including traditional design-bid-build, CMAR, Design- Build, Progressive Design-Build, and Public-Private-Partnerships (P3s)— and ranged in contract value per project from several million dollars to over
Proven Experience: Sean has served as project counsel to a variety of developers, owners, and prime contractors on varied projects and industries. His practice focuses on transactions and project counseling, but he routinely draws from his many years of litigation experience to enhance the strategic advice he provides. Sean has first-chaired 34 trials, 12 for Holland & Hart clients, and another 22 during his secondment as a special prosecutor with the Denver City Attorney's office, including 12 jury and 10 bench trials. Sean has also successfully represented clients in appellate matters in Colorado at the state and federal levels, including Rule 106 appeals.