Sean Crain is a senior associate in Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. He is a practical and detail-oriented litigator who has experience litigating complex commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts. He represents clients from myriad industries, with a particular emphasis in the food and beverage, media and sports, and industrial and manufacturing sectors. Sean has defended a variety of single plaintiff and putative class action matters, including those implicating state consumer protection statutes and federal regulatory issues.
Sean also has experience litigating cases involving federal securities laws, misappropriation of trade secrets, employment discrimination, and California’s Proposition 65. Sean assists clients throughout all phases of litigation, such as pre-trial discovery, dispositive motion practice, class certification, trial preparation, trial, post-judgment proceedings, and writs and appeals. He is similarly well versed in alternative dispute resolution, litigation prevention, and risk management.
During law school, Sean was the senior business editor for the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law. While at Tulane, Sean earned the Dean’s Medal for achieving the highest grade point average in his class during the third year of study. He also served as an extern for the late Hon. Stephen J. Hillman, chief magistrate judge emeritus for the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.