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Sean Fulton

Of Counsel

Sean Fulton is a member of the firm's artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics group. He is a seasoned generalist litigator and has extensive experience counseling and representing multinational companies in “bet-the-firm” state/federal litigation, including products liability/mass torts, securities class actions, employment, antitrust, bankruptcy, and other complex commercial disputes. Those multinational companies include leaders in the automotive, alcohol/spirits, banking, cryptocurrency, e-commerce, energy, manufacturing, and wireless carrier industries.

Bar admissionsTexasNew YorkNew Jersey
CourtsUnited States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkUnited States District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • Represented one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represented a major spirits manufacturer in securing a declination letter from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with information requests related to the company's business operations in certain foreign markets.
  • Represented major mobile wireless network carrier in securing post-judgment relief from consent decree divestiture obligations.
  • Represented one of the world's largest automobile manufacturers in numerous federal and state actions, including multidistrict litigation and regulatory investigations by federal and state authorities.
  • Represented an automotive parts manufacturer in securing dismissal of a securities fraud class action brought by shareholders alleging that the company publicly misrepresented the state of a meaningful segment of its business.
  • Represented the foreign affiliate of leading energy company in an ICC arbitration involving a contract dispute, which resulted in a US$600 million award for the client.
  • Represented an African e-commerce company in connection with an internal investigation and advising on its compliance program and internal controls.
  • J.D., Rutgers University
    magna cum laude
    Rutgers Law Review

  • B.S., Arizona State University

Clerk Experience

  • The Honorable Walter F. Timpone, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2016-2017

Prior Experience

  • Before joining DLA Piper, Sean was a senior associate in the litigation group of a major, AmLaw 100 international law firm.