Sean Connell is a partner with the firm that has been practicing in Las Vegas since 2000. He has experience handling all types of civil litigation as well as criminal defense. Over the last 16 years, his cases have involved bankruptcy, foster parent liability, predatory lending claims, complex construction defect litigation, and insurance coverage disputes for multi-national corporations, financial institutions, municipal entities and builders. Mr. Connell is known for his ability to resolve cases in the early stages of discovery and through aggressive dispositive motion practice focusing on nuanced legal arguments. Mr. Connell has served as lead trial counsel, has obtained many favorable resolutions for clients through arbitration, and has successfully represented parties at the appellate level on wrongful death and negligence claims. Mr. Connell is active in the Las Vegas community on civic issues, and is a popular speaker on legal topics such as the formation of an intermediate appellate court in Nevada; the judicial election process and appointment of judges; potential conflicts created by law firms financing judicial elections; and, constitutional issues related to federal ownership of state land. Mr. Connell received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa Law School with Distinction (2000), after receiving his undergraduate degree from Marquette University (1997). Mr. Connell is licensed to practice in Nevada (2000) and Iowa (2014). He was named to the 2015 and 2016 Nevada Legal Elite by Nevada Business Magazine, one of the Top 100 Litigators of 2016 by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and named to the top 3% of attorneys nationwide in 2016 by the Expert Network.