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Sean C. Griffin Member

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1993
  • District of Columbia, 1994
  • Maryland, 1993

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland


Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1993

Harvard College, B.A., cum laude, 1990

Sean C. Griffin is a Member in the Washington, D.C. office of Dykema. Sean focuses his practice on commercial litigation, with a specialty in cases involving allegations of breach of contract or fraud. His experience includes litigating cases in federal and state courts and arbitration panels around the country. He also responds to subpoenas investigating violations of federal or state laws, including the False Claims Act, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and securities laws. Additionally, he assists clients with data security and responding to data breaches. 

After graduating from Columbia University School of Law, Sean clerked for the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. After his clerkship, he worked as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, where he handled commercial litigation trials and appeals as well as government contract and construction litigation.  

Memberships & Involvement

National Bar Association, Member

DRI, Member

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Member and Vice Chair, Commercial Litigation Section

Community/Civic Activities

Columbia Law School Association of Washington, D.C., Secretary/Treasurer

People's Community Baptist Church, Member