Connor G. Sheehan

Connor G. Sheehan

Connor devotes 100% of his practice to civil litigation. He began his career at a traditional large laConnor G. Sheehan - Dallas Civil Litigation Attorneyw firm handling business litigation cases and defending product liability and wrongful death cases. In 2010, he co-founded Dunn Sheehan LLP, where he litigates business disputes as well as plaintiff-side serious pharmaceutical, personal injury and wrongful death cases.

He has tried over 25 cases to jury verdict in jury trials ranging from a few days to nine weeks. In addition to his hourly practice, as lead counsel in the last few years alone he has recovered over $50 million for his clients in contingent fee cases.

Education

  • J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, magna cum laude
  • Associate Editor, St. Mary's Law Review

Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2018 (Top 100 in Texas), a Thompson Reuters Service
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2016 by D Magazine
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2016, a Thompson Reuters Service
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2015, a Thompson Reuters Service
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2014, a Thompson Reuters Service
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2014 by D Magazine
  • Top 40 Under 40: The National Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2013, a Thompson Reuters Service
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2010, a Thompson Reuters Service
  • Author, Texas Damages Law: 4 New Developments, Dallas Bar Journal, 2017
  • Author and Lecturer, 10 Emerging Damages Issues in Texas, 9th Annual Damages in Civil Litigation Course, State Bar of Texas, 2017
  • Author, Proportionality Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1), AIEG Voice, Summer 2017
  • Author and Lecturer, Summary Judgment Update, Advanced Civil Trial Course, 2009
  • Second highest fraud verdict in Texas in 2012 ($1.7 million)

Professional Affiliations

Admitted to practice before:

  • Texas State Courts
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas

Professional memberships:

  • Board of Directors, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Association For Justice
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association

Miscellaneous

  • From 2009-2012 Connor served as Lead Outside General Counsel on a pro bono basis for Launchability, the largest state, federal, and privately funded charitable early childhood intervention organization in the state. Launchability assists low income families in raising mentally disabled children, and assists mentally disabled adults in gaining valued employment. In 2013, he was elected to the company's Board of Trustees.
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