Sean O’Donnell focuses on complex commercial litigation with a concentration in finance and real estate related litigations, including financial restructurings, valuation disputes and other corporate and capital markets disputes, including lender/creditor litigation, purchase price adjustments, capital structure disputes, M&A litigation, employment, partnership and investor disputes and insurance related matters.

Sean's clients include hedge funds and private equity funds, creditor committees, debtors, public and privately held companies, real estate developers, insurance and financial advisors, venture capitalists and other individual professionals.

Sean has extensive trial experience and has been selected as a “Trial Pro” by Law360, and as a “Winning Litigator” by The National Law Journal in its special section “Winning: Profiles of Successful Attorneys and Their Strategies.”

Prior to joining Herrick, Sean was a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

Herrick’s Work on Behalf of Well-Renowned Bankruptcy Professors Supported Dismissal

In October 2021, LTL Management LLC (“LTL”), an entity created by Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) to hold its liabilities to cancer victims exposed to talc in J&J’s products, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Herrick team filed amicus briefs on behalf of a group of well-renowned bankruptcy professors in support of the Official Committee of Talc Claimants’ motion to dismiss LTL’s chapter 11 case.Continue Reading Third Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Bankruptcy Court’s Decision and Dismisses the Chapter 11 Case filed by J&J entity LTL

Herrick congratulates its Restructuring & Finance Litigation Group on the success it has enjoyed over the last two years. The team, which now has 18 members and counting, has grown substantially while taking on a variety of complex litigation matters and Chapter 11 Restructurings. Below is a small sampling of our recent work.
Continue Reading Herrick’s Restructuring & Finance Litigation: 2019-2020 In Review