Sean McCaffity is a great addition to our firm. His experience and passion for the law will serve our clients very well.
DALLAS, Texas (PRWEB) February 05, 2016
Sommerman, McCaffity and Quesada announced today that Sean McCaffity has joined the firm as a named partner. Mr. McCaffity is a trial attorney with both big and small firm experience, primarily representing plaintiffs in complex commercial litigation. He also handles cases involving business fraud, audit malpractice, fiduciary litigation, director and officer liability, fraudulent transfer and whistleblower litigation.
Mr. McCaffity has represented Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees, liquidating trustees post-confirmation and receivers attempting to collect and liquidate assets for the benefit of creditors. He has been involved in numerous high-stakes cases, including multiple lawsuits arising out of the In re: Daisytek International Corp. (a billion dollar public company) and In re: Provident Royalties, LLC (a $500 million oil and gas Ponzi scheme) bankruptcies.
“Sean McCaffity is a great addition to our firm,” says Andrew Sommerman, the firm’s founding partner. “Sean’s experience and passion for the law will serve our clients very well.”
He has been recognized for his work with such honors as Super Lawyers Rising Stars from 2004-2011, published by Thomson Reuters to recognize excellence in attorneys under age the age of 40. Mr. McCaffity began his legal career at a large Dallas law firm. According to Mr. McCaffity, “I quickly realized that representing plaintiffs was what I enjoyed the most, and that’s what I’ve been doing ever since.”
Mr. McCaffity grew up in Garland, Texas and received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, where he was the two-time National Collegiate Debate Champion in 1994 and 1995 and Top Speaker at the National Debate Tournament in 1996. He returned to Texas to attend Baylor Law School as a recipient of the prestigious Leon Jaworski Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduate Advocates. This full-tuition scholarship is awarded to incoming law students who have outstanding records in advocacy programs such as debate or mock trial. Mr. McCaffity received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1999.
Sommerman, McCaffity & Quesada is a Dallas-based litigation firm with more than 100 years of combined legal experience. The firm has a distinguished reputation for knowledgeable and assertive legal representation in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, and commercial litigation. Since formation, the firm has handled more than 4,000 personal injury case, negotiated thousands of settlements and taken hundreds of cases to trial.