Overview

Clients easily confide in Sean Harriton, whose integrity and amiability engender trust and confidence.  Sean prides himself on his analytical, writing and oral advocacy skills and ability to creatively shape high-stakes litigation and appeals to garner winning results for each of his clients. 

Sean believes in practicing at the highest level to deliver impeccable work and to achieve success.  His passion for appellate and litigation strategy work, diligence, and meticulous attention to detail shine through in his written work which includes appellate briefs, trial motions and legal strategy evaluations.  

Sean’s significant background handling cases from inception to resolution in state and federal courts throughout the country allows him to offer an invaluable perspective when assisting trial counsel in complex litigation and appeals.  Sean draws on his well-rounded experience in a variety of noteworthy work environments to provide exceptional results for each client he represents. 

More specifically, Sean worked as a Paralegal Specialist for the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”), Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch, among other notable departments, including but not limited to The White House, Executive Office of The President, Council on Environmental Quality and the Appellate Section of the DOJ’s Environment & Natural Resources Division. As a law student, he also represented indigent clients as a Student Attorney for the Civil Advocacy Clinic. 

After graduating with his Juris Doctor in 2016, Sean worked as a Law Clerk and then as an Associate at a boutique law firm specializing in energy, environmental and commercial law.  Sean joined Shaub, Ahmuty, Citrin & Spratt in 2020 and is an Associate in the firm’s Appellate & Litigation Strategy Group.

Community & Professional

New York Bar Association

Education

American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 2016

University of Delaware, B.A., 2009

Honors:  Phi Betta Kappa and cum laude

Admissions

  • New York, 2017
  • Connecticut, 2017
  • New Jersey, 2018
  • Maine, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of
  • New York, 2018
  • District of Columbia, 2019
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