Biography

Sean represents clients in the areas of construction law and government contracts.

Sean assists clients in connection with construction disputes on public and private projects involving constructive changes, delays/acceleration, differing site conditions, defective specifications, default terminations, mechanics’ liens, payment and performance bond claims, occupational safety and health administration violations, prime-sub disputes and defective work. In addition to his dispute resolution experience, Sean has significant experience representing owners, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers and architects in the preparation and negotiation of construction documents.

Sean’s government contracts practice involves resolving claims, requests for equitable adjustments and bid/size protests. He has experience representing federal contractors in claims before the various boards of contract appeals, including the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and Civilian Board of Contract Appeals. Sean also regularly assists clients pursuing bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and Court of Federal Claims, size protests before the U.S. Small Business Administration, size appeals before the Office of Hearings and Appeals and requests for reconsideration before the Center for Veterans Enterprise.

Sean also routinely advises federal contractors on a variety of compliance matters and helps clients navigate the multitude of regulations and statutes with which they must comply, including the Buy American Act, Civil False Claims Act, Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, Miller Act, the Prompt Payment Act and Truth in Negotiations Act.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Sean was an associate with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP in its Atlanta office.

Sean gained hands-on experience in the construction field by working for a Heavy Civil contractor, where he was involved in grading, test pitting and support of excavation.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Sean currently serves as counsel to the Board of the Associated General Contractors of America’s Maryland Chapter and is a Board Member of the Federal Allies Institute where he also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Government Relations Committee.

Client Resources

Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Blog
Sean contributes to the Federal Government Contracts & Procurement blog, addressing current and future issues affecting federal contractors and procurement professionals in both the Washington, D.C., area and throughout the United States.
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Practical Advice (pdf files)

SBA Proposes To Expand Mentor-Protégé Program

Contractor’s Guide to Maryland’s Apprenticeship and Training Fund