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  Sean R. Riley
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Sean Riley has a demonstrated record of success in courtrooms throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is a partner in the firm’s Pittsburgh office and also works in the Philadelphia and Cherry Hill offices on a regular basis in handling his regional practice. His ability to evaluate claims and develop thoughtful strategies and themes repeatedly has led to successful outcomes in state and federal courts.

Mr. Riley’s commercial and director’s and officer’s practice includes suits under the False Claims Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Expedited Funds Availability Act and Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law. He also has litigated claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, RICO,  ERISA and non-ERISA fiduciary actions, shareholder derivative suits, breach of fiduciary duty claims, restrictive covenant, trade secret and confidential business information suits and many other business law and partnership disputes. He has particularly defended an array of banks, credit unions and other financial entities against consumer protection lawsuits.

His employment practice includes experience includes litigation cases under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act and the New Jersey Civil Rights Act, as well as the defense of whistleblower lawsuits and claims asserting harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.  He also handled FLSA and collective action wage and hour claims.

Mr. Riley also has substantial experience in planned communities and defending homeowners and community associations. He has litigated matters before both administrative agencies and in state and federal court, including actions involving fair housing, statutory compliance, and virtually all other areas of community association litigation. He has also defended a wide array of professionals in error and omissions claims, including lawyers, architects and engineers and real estate agents.  

Mr. Riley has defended an array of catastrophic negligence, products, toxic tort and construction defect  claims. He has significant experience with serious injuries including traumatic brain injury, complex regional pain syndrome (reflex sympathetic dystrophy), paraplegia and quadriplegia.

In his professional liability practice has defended attorneys, architects and engineers, insurance agents, real estate agents, teachers, corporate officers, and other professionals. 

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