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Sean Eskovitz is a trial lawyer in Los Angeles, CA, and a founding partner of Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz. Sean was, named by Benchmark Litigation as a nationwide Litigation Star. For over twenty years, Sean has successfully tried dozens of civil and criminal cases to judges, juries, and arbitrators across the country. Sean’s nationally recognized work includes the successful defense at trial of Philip Morris USA in a billion-dollar class action involving false advertising claims and, most recently, an outright victory for the National Football League against antitrust claims concerning its distribution arrangement for the Sunday Ticket television package.
Sean previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he prosecuted complex criminal cases involving financial and tax fraud, money laundering, racketeering, violent crimes, and narcotics offenses; two of his cases received Justice Department Director’s awards; and he received Outstanding Achievement and International Award of Honor recognitions for his work. Before founding Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz, Sean was a partner at two of the nation’s most prominent large litigation firms.
Sean has successfully tried numerous civil and criminal cases to judges, juries, and arbitrators across the country. Before founding the firm, Sean was a litigation partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson. He also served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1999 to 2003. In that capacity, he prosecuted complex criminal cases involving racketeering, financial and bank fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, violent crimes, and narcotics offenses. Sean first-chaired many trials and argued several cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Two of his cases received Justice Department Director’s Awards. Sean has previously been recognized with the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces and the International Award of Honor from the International Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association.
Last updated October 2018