Sean is a member attorney in the firm's construction practice group, representing clients in matters in state and federal courts. Comfortable and adept in the courtroom, he is able to try cases to verdict and maintain those verdicts on appeal. His background as a law clerk for Chief District Court Judge Leonard T. Strand in the Northern District of Iowa helped him develop a knowing appreciation for the nuance and tactics involved in high-stakes litigation.

Construction Industry Focus

Clients seek Sean for representation in business and construction matters including breach of contract, business disputes, employment, homeowners associations, and other matters. 

Des Moines, Iowa Trial Attorney

Sean's litigation practice also includes representing clients in dram shop, products and premises liability, personal injury (plaintiff and defense), and wrongful death.

Criminal Defense attorney

Sean represents individuals and businesses in white collar matters in both the state and federal courts. His criminal defense practice includes assisting clients on issues related to health care, finance and banking, government regulation, immigration, and conspiracy. He is a member of the Criminal Justice Act Federal Defender's Panel.

Contact Sean today or call 515-288-6041 for more information. 



  • Member Attorney, Whitfield & Eddy Law
  • Chair, Whitfield & Eddy Law Litigation Practice Group, 2024—present


  • Master Builders of Iowa Annual Winter Conference, February 2023
  • American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law Fall Meeting, September 2022
  • Master Builders of Iowa Annual Winter Conference, February 2022

News & Events

Events & Speaking Engagements



  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association, Co-chair, CLE Committee (2022—present)

Thought Leadership and Presentations

Thought Leadership and Presentations

  • Moderator, "Parenting and the Legal Profession," Polk County Bar Association Fall General Practice CLE, Des Moines, Iowa, November 2022


University of Iowa College of Law, J.D. 

Wartburg College, B.A., magna cum laude


  • Iowa
    U.S. District Court - Southern District of Iowa
    U.S. District Court - Northern District of Iowa
    U.S. Court of Appeals - Eighth Circuit

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