B.A., Duke University; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
Sean Quinn is counsel in the Washington, D.C., office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, LLP, where he works in the cross-disciplinary strategic risk and crisis management group. Sean has conducted high-profile, sensitive investigations in a variety of contexts.
Prior to joining the firm, Sean was an investigative counsel for the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. In that role he led depositions and interviews of key witnesses, managed requests for documents and testimony, and produced and staffed nationally televised hearings. He also served in the House Office of Congressional Ethics where he led investigations into a wide array of alleged misconduct by members of the House of Representatives, leading to numerous referrals to the Committee on Ethics and, in one case, a criminal referral to the Department of Justice.
Sean began his career as an associate at the Washington, D.C., law firm Williams & Connolly LLP, where he worked on complex litigation and white collar fraud matters. Sean clerked for Judge Robert H. Cleland on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Before law school, he served in the Department of Justice, Civil Division, Environmental Torts Branch as a paralegal.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2015 Senior Articles Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal; Finalist, Vanderbilt First Amendment Moot Court Competition B.A., Duke University, 2010