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Case Western University School of Law, J.D.

Case Western University School of Law, J.D.



Attorney Sean P. Malone

Sean P. Malone

Practice Areas:

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Business and Transactions, and Real Estate


Sean helps clients resolve disputes, reduce risk, and grow their businesses.

In addition to litigating cases throughout state and federal courts, he serves as a mediator and handles arbitrations, government investigations, and administrative proceedings. He also provides counsel on zoning and regulatory compliance and has negotiated and drafted agreements of all kinds.

Sean is a member of Shaker Heights City Council, where he serves as Council’s representative on the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, as Chair of the Recreation Committee, and as a member of the Administration Committee, the DEI Committee. He previously served as Vice Mayor and as Chair of the Finance Committee.

Sean also is a team leader in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 3-Rs program, a former member of the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland’s Pro Bono Committee, a youth sports coach, a musician at St. Dominic Church, and on the Board of the Shaker Heights Development Corporation.

Before joining Malone Law, Sean practiced law with Jones Day in Washington, D.C., and Kohrman, Jackson, & Krantz in Cleveland.


The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2003 | cum laude

The College of Wooster, B.A., Classical Studies, 1999, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions:


  • State of Ohio (2003)

  • District of Columbia (2004)

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio,

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

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  • Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Panel of Mediators for Business Cases

  • Federal Court Panel of Mediator Neutrals for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

  • Shaker Heights City Council, 2016-Present

  • Shaker Heights Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Recreation Committee, Chair

  • Former Vice Mayor

  • Finance Committee, Former Chair,

  • DEI Committee, Former Chair

  • Sustainability Committee, Former Chair

  • Shaker Heights Development Corporation, Board Member

  • CMBA 3Rs, Team Leader

  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Pro Bono Committee, Former Member

  • D.C. Bar’s Advice and Referral and Landlord-Tenant Clinics, Former Volunteer

  • Living the Classical Life, Board Member

  • Youth baseball, basketball, and football, volunteer coach

  • St. Dominic Church Music Ministry

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