Sean Masson

Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP
230 Pk Ave, 17th Fl; The Helmsley Bldg.
New York, NY 10169
212-223-6444
www.scott-scott.com


PRACTICE EMPHASIS

Sean Masson's practice focuses on securities class action, shareholder derivative, and other complex commercial litigation.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. Successfully argued over 40 appeals in state and federal courts and gained extensive experience with large-scale government and regulatory investigations. Notable cases include: People v. McKelvey (upheld 75-year sentence for serial rapist preying on homeless women); People v. Doyle (affirming conviction for notorious fine art thief); and People v. Wong (affirming conviction of driving school instructor involved in hit and run of a child).

EDUCATION

Hofstra University School of Law (cum laude)
Queens College (summa cum laude)

HIGHLIGHTS

Super Lawyers has named Mr. Masson a Rising Star for three consecutive years (2015-2017) for his work as a securities class action litigator
During law school, Mr. Masson served as the Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the Hofstra Law Review and won various awards during Moot Court competitions
Publications include The Presidential Right of Publicity, 2010 Boston College Intellectual Property & Technology Forum 012001; Cracking Open the Golden Door: Revisiting U.S. Asylum Law's Response To China's One-Child Policy, 37 Hofstra Law Review 1135 (2009)