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Edwardsville, IL


Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Tort


  • St. Louis University, J.D., cum laude, 1994
  • St. Louis University, M.B.A., 1988
  • St. Louis University, B.S.B.A. in Finance, cum laude, 1984


  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Courts for the
    • Southern District of Illinois
    • Eastern District of Missouri

Practice Description

Sean P. Sheehan focuses his practice on trials involving complex litigation matters, including toxic torts, personal injury, wrongful death, and asbestos products, premises, supplier, distributor, contractor, and employer liability.

Bar/Professional Associations

  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinios State Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar

Law School Honors/Involvement

  • International Law Society
  • James S. McDonnell Scholar

Other Professional Activities

  • Pro bono legal assistance, Madison County Legal Self-Help Center
  • Interviewer, St. Louis University Scholarship Committees
    • Presidential Scholarship
    • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
  • Evaluator, Missouri State High School Activities Association Mock Trial Competition

Published Legal Writing

  • “Madison County and Cook County Trial Courts Disagree on the Interpretation of Illinois' Corporate Dissolution Statute in Asbestos Cases," Midwest Toxic Release, Vol. 18 No. 3 (2018)
  • “Developments and Considerations Affecting Resolution of Claims with Plaintiffs Enrolled in Medicare Part C or Part D,” IDC Quarterly (2018)
  • “Regulation of Transfrontier Shipment of Hazardous Waste,” St. Louis University International Law Monitor (1993)

Legal Lectures & Presentations

  • “Mental Health and Substance Abuse in the Legal Field,” HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, Illinois (August 2018)
  • "Settlement Documents: Who Should Sign," HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, Illinois (November 2017, May 2015)
  • "Medicare Reporting Under MMSEA§111: Why, Who, When, How, What," HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, Illinois (February 2012)