Sean Hanlon consistently achieves positive outcomes for clients, whether through contract drafting and negotiation, settlement, dispositive motion, trial, or appeal. With over a decade of litigation and trial experience, Sean is focused on counseling clients through the whole life cycle of commercial construction projects.
Understanding the litigation of construction disputes, Sean and his team of project attorneys anticipate problems and protect clients’ interests in drafting and negotiating construction and design contracts. Through informed project counseling, Sean works to resolve disputes before they cause project delays.
When litigation or formal dispute resolution is necessary, Sean consistently achieves positive outcomes for clients, whether through trial, dispositive motion, or settlement.
Sean has first-chaired 32 trials, 10 for Holland & Hart clients, and another 22 during his secondment as a special prosecutor with the Denver City Attorney’s office, including 12 jury and 10 bench trials.
In addition to counseling owners, prime contractors, lenders, and loan servicers, Sean handles a variety of general commercial litigation matters. He has also successfully represented clients in appellate matters in Colorado at the state and federal levels.
University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 2006
Illinois Wesleyan University, B.A., 2000
Bar Admissions : Colorado
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma