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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 Vice Mayor and as Council’s representative on the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. He is also Chair of the City's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee,

a member of the Sustainability and Recreation Committees, the former Chair of the Finance Committee, and on the Board of the Shaker Heights Development Corporation.

Sean 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, and a musician at St. Dominic Church.

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

  • 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

  • Shaker Heights Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Sustainability and Recreation Committees

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Chair

  • Former Chair, Finance Committee

  • 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

  • Coach, Shaker Youth Baseball League, Shaker Recreation Department, and Upward Youth Basketball

  • St. Dominic Church Music Ministry

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