Sean P. O'Connor

Associate, Portland Office

Direct Dial: 503.499.4528

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2015

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 2019


  • University of Denver, Strum College of Law - J. D., 2015
  • Villanova University - B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 2011

Practice Experience

Sean O'Connor's practice focuses on the prosecution and defense of complex civil litigation claims, including premises liability, products liability, subrogation, and general commercial matters. He also handles a wide variety of insurance coverage disputes arising under many different policy lines, including personal and commercial automobile, comprehensive general liability, building and personal property, excess, and umbrella, among others. In addition to providing advice and counseling, Sean represents insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation and actions for declaratory judgment.

Representative Work

  • Ctr. for Excellence in Higher Educ., Inc. v. Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of Am., 2018 WL 925028 (D. Colo. Feb. 16, 2018) (summary judgment entered in favor of the insurer on the duty to defend and indemnify based upon the absence of an "occurrence" under a CGL policy).

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (Member)

Awards and Honors

  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2020 – Insurance Law)

Outside the Firm

Outside of the office, Sean enjoys long distance running, skiing, live music, and spending time with his son, Miles.