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Sean P. O'Brien

Human Resources Director, Attorney
  • Profile

Sean O’Brien is an attorney at Snider & Horner. He routinely handles construction cases, representing homeowners on renovations or new construction projects gone bad. He also focuses his practice on fraud claims, real estate disclosure claims, consumer protection, breach of contract, and property damage claims. Sean is experienced in both federal law and state law, and he has handled appeals to the Court of Appeals for the State of Tennessee, where his experience externing for the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals is a great asset to his clients. When Sean is away from the office, he spends his time with his three dogs, and enjoys local art and music throughout the City of Memphis.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2019
  • The United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2019
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2021


  • The University of Tennessee, 2016, B.S. given at Martin, TN, cum laude, University Scholar
  • The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 2019, Juris Doctor, cum laude

Accomplishments and Cases

  • Symposium Editor, The University of Memphis Law Review Vol. 49, 2018–2019
  • Sean O’Brien, Note, The Highly Sensitive Person’s Redress for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress: Utilizing Experts in the Court Room, 49 U. MEM. L. REV. 533 (2018)
  • Eleiwa & Alqatamin v. Abutaa, No. W2019-00730-COA-R3-CV, 2020 WL 882141, (Tenn. Ct. App. Feb. 24, 2020)
  • Davis & Davis v. Harrington & Harrington, W2021-000069-COA-R9-CV, (Tenn. Ct. App. June 1, 2021) (ordering that the opposing parties’ extraordinary appeal be denied)
  • Summer Clerk for the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office, 2018
  • Extern for the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Fall 2018