D. Sean Trainor Joins O’Melveny as a Partner in Washington, DC

By Press Releases
January 26, 2017

D. Sean Trainor

D. Sean Trainor, a go-to IP litigator for companies facing investigation by the International Trade Commission (ITC), has joined O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office as a partner.

A seasoned lawyer with a long track record before the ITC, Trainor has handled dozens of ITC investigations involving a broad range of relevant technologies, seeing many cases through trial. His experience spans all phases of litigation, guiding clients through administrative law judge hearings, navigating extensive discovery requirements, and formulating procedural and substantive litigation strategy. Trainor also represents clients in district court litigation and counsels clients on a variety of intellectual property and technology issues.

“As patent trolls and others increasingly use the ITC as a forum to target our technology clients, Sean’s extensive experience in this very specialized arena will be invaluable to companies facing ITC investigations,” said Bradley J. Butwin, chair of O’Melveny. “We are excited about his addition to the firm.”

Trainor earned his law degree from George Washington University Law School in 1998 and his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University in 1995.

“I’m looking forward to joining O’Melveny’s formidable IP&T litigation practice to guide clients through a broad range of intellectual property matters,” Trainor said.

About O’Melveny

O’Melveny’s clients shape markets, set precedents, and break boundaries. They are stalwarts and innovators, the names you trust and the next big thing. And for more than a century, O’Melveny has been right beside them, kicking down walls and putting up defenses to help our clients achieve their most important goals. With approximately 700 lawyers in 15 offices worldwide guided by the principles of excellence, leadership, and citizenship, we uphold a tradition of treating our clients’ challenges and opportunities as our own. What do you want to achieve? For the answers, please visit the Firm Website.

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