Sean is the head of the Vinson & Elkins' Employment, Labor & OSHA practice. He is board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and advises clients regarding all phases of the employment relationship. His practice incorporates day-to-day advising, employment litigation, and transactional matters. He regularly provides counsel with respect to employee non-competition and non-solicitation matters, including the structuring of restrictive covenant regimes, and the defense and pursuit of non-competition and unfair competition-related claims.
employment-related matters for multiple private equity clients, and has
litigated a range of complex matters in venues across the country, including
disputes relating to employment contracts, class actions, ERISA, and
wage-related claims. He has also managed the labor and employment aspects of
hundreds of acquisitions, divestitures, and other transactions, and he
regularly negotiates and drafts executive employment agreements, severance
agreements, and other employment-related contracts.