Sean McCleary

Sean McCleary


Areas of Practice:

Business & Commercial Litigation

Sean McCleary joined the firm’s Litigation Group on August 3, 2020, as a business and commercial litigator, representing clients in litigation matters throughout the state of Florida, in both state and federal courts. Sean’s litigation experience includes complex business and commercial litigation, including development and antidevelopment litigation, partnership and corporate disputes, business torts, construction litigation, and intellectual property litigation. Sean has prevailed in non-jury trials, motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, and evidentiary hearings.

Sean graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2015. During his time in law school, he was a student attorney in the Investor Rights Clinic, representing indigent investors before FINRA, and he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Inter-American Law Review for its 46th volume.


University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
University of Florida, B.A., 2011


Inter-American Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 2014-2015


United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida


To Discovery and Beyond: A Comprehensive Look at Argentina’s Data Protection Laws, 47 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 129 (2015)


Successfully defeated a claim brought by a prior owner to retake one of the few remaining historic mansions along Miami’s Brickell Avenue in a prolonged trial with millions of dollars at stake and obtained a substantial award of attorneys’ fees.