June 16, 2021

Volume XI, Number 167

Sean M. Monks

Sean Monks is a veteran trial lawyer recognized for success in all stages of litigation. He handles complex commercial matters such as state and federal derivative actions, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and related business torts. Sean also defends corporations and their officers and directors before the SEC and Department of Justice, and in shareholder litigation. He represents clients in trade secret and non-compete litigation, consumer class actions, and other disputes among business partners. 

To avoid or mitigate litigation risks, Sean advises clients on best business practices and corporate compliance matters. Among his clients are government contractors, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, and manufacturing companies. 

Although he has extensive trial experience, Sean has not limited his work solely to trial-level litigation. An adept appellate attorney with numerous published opinions under his belt, Sean has filed more than 25 appellate briefs and engages in oral argument. 

Sean continues to serve in the Marine Corps Reserves. In law school, Sean was National Champion in the William Daniel Mock Trial Competition, the ABA Ethics Mock Trial Competition, and Regional Champion in the ABA Arbitration Competition.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Sean M. Monks