Sean O'Connor



Sean O’Connor is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office, where his practice areas include insurance and business litigation. He assists with complex matters involving property insurance litigation, insurance coverage, business interruption, and bad faith claims. 

Mr. O’Connor graduated cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law. During his time at Pepperdine, he earned the CALI “Excellence for the Future” Award in six courses, including Legal Research & Writing II, Settling Mass Torts, and Sports and Entertainment Disputes. He also obtained the Straus Institute Certificate for Dispute Resolution as well as the Palmer Center Certificate in Law and Entrepreneurship.  Mr. O’Connor served dual roles on the Editorial Board of Pepperdine’s Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship, and the Law as the Literary Citation Editor and Lead Articles Editor.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. O’Connor received his B.A. in English/Communications and Political Science from Emmanuel College.  He was also a member of the Men’s Volleyball team and graduated magna cum laude.

  • Awarded the Wiley M. Manuel Pro Bono Certificate by the California Lawyers Association for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services (2023)
  • CALI Award in Legal Research & Writing II
  • CALI Award in Settling Mass Torts
  • CALI Award in Employment Disputes
  • CALI Award in Sports and Entertainment Disputes
  • CALI Award in Divorce and Family Mediation
  • CALI Award in Decision Making Under Conflict

  • Counsel to Secure Justice
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2017); Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law (2015-2017)
  • Emmanuel College, B.A. in English/Communications & Political Science, magna cum laude (2011); Distinction in Political Science; Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society; Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
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