Sean-Patrick Wilson’s practice focuses on defending employers in high-stakes workplace litigation. Sean regularly represents Fortune 500 companies against all manner of employment-related claims in both US state and federal courts as well as before regulatory agencies and arbitration panels. Specializing in defending employers against single and multi-plaintiff claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, he also has experience litigating claims of unfair competition, employee raiding, and class action wage and hour claims.
In addition to his litigation practice, Sean provides counseling and personnel training to his clients on a wide spectrum of workplace management and human resources issues. He regularly provides his clients with strategies for handling affirmative action/EEO initiatives, employee recruitment and onboarding, worker classification concerns, privacy and data management, progressive discipline programs, reductions in force, leaves of absence, employee complaints, workplace investigations, and regulatory compliance. He also has experience drafting all types of employment agreements, policies, and handbooks.
Sean believes in taking a proactive approach to legal and regulatory compliance, counseling each of his clients to regularly evaluate their employment practices in order to minimize their legal exposure. His counsel is uniquely tailored to serve the short-term interests and long-term goals of each and every client.
Sean has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine in the field of Employment and Labor Law every year since 2014. Active in pro bono work, Sean has volunteered for the Los Angeles County Bar Association Domestic Violence Project and the Partners for Women & Justice's Domestic Violence Project.
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2006, J.D.
Rutgers University, 2003, B.A., Henry Rutgers Scholar
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
Awards and Affiliations
Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers (2015–2019)
Rising Stars, Top Attorneys in Southern California (2015–2019)