Sean J. Milano Partner

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Boston, MA

Phone: (617) 737-8807 Fax: (617) 342-4938 Download VCard

Sean J. Milano

Sean has more than thirty-three years of trial practice and civil litigation experience. He represents businesses, insurance companies, insureds and self-insureds. Sean’s practice is concentrated in the areas of tort and contract litigation involving premises liability, products liability, transportation and construction accidents as well as commercial and business litigation. He has substantial experience in the representation of shopping center owners, managers, developers and retailers in lawsuits involving allegations of negligent premises maintenance, security and management, as well as claims involving breach of contract, contractual indemnification and commercial lease disputes.

NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • First Chair in more than fifty jury trials and bench trials in state and federal court and before administrative agencies
  • Serves on the steering committee for the DRI Retail & Hospitality Law Practice Group
  • Serves as the Retail Liaison on the DRI Retail & Hospitality Law Committee
  • Serves on the steering committee for the ALFA International Hospitality & Retail Law Practice Group
  • Invited member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Speaking Engagements

  • Served as the moderator and as a speaker for the session “The Hospitality and Retail New Frontier:  Robotics, Driverless Vehicles and Virtual/Augmented Reality” at the ALFA International 2019 Hospitality & Retail Law Practice Group Seminar in Seattle, WA
  • Served as the moderator and as a speaker for the session “Legal Strategies When Your Company Works in an Inherently Dangerous Industry” at the 2018 DRI Retail & Hospitality Litigation Seminar in Chicago, IL
  • Served as a speaker for the session “Getting in Front of Slip and Fall Litigation” at the 2018 CLM Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference in Dallas, TX
  • Served as the moderator and as a speaker for the session “Hot Topics! A Review and Discussion of Recent Legal Decisions and Issues in the Hospitality and Retail Industry” at the ALFA International 2016 Hospitality & Retail Law Practice Group Seminar in Santa Barbara, CA
  • Served as the moderator and as a speaker for the session "Cyber Security and Data Breaches: Firewalls & Firestorms" at the ALFA International 2014 Hospitality Law Seminar in New Orleans, LA
  • Authored legal articles for and made presentations to a number of retail and legal trade groups, including the International Council of Shopping Centers and multiple Practice Groups of ALFA International, the Global Legal Network®

Memberships

  • Federation of Defense Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Honors & awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated in Legal Ability & Ethical Standards (2015)

Boston, MA Office

250 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

Degrees

  • B.A. — Fairfield University
  • J.D. — College of William & Mary

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