Sean Powell advises clients on complex product liability, mass tort, toxic tort, multidistrict litigation and large class action cases.

Past Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Sean worked as a judicial extern for the Hon. Jeffrey T. Gilbert in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. During law school, he clerked for Hayes Lorenzen Lawyers, PLC in Iowa City, Iowa.


Bar Admissions



University of Iowa College of Law
J.D. cum laude (2016)

University of Iowa
B.A. in Political Science (2010)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Managing Clients' Expectations
    Co-author, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association: Ethics and Professionalism Seminar, 2016

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020
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