Sean Russell is an attorney based in our San Diego office who specializes in antitrust, unfair competition, privacy, and consumer class action litigation in federal and state courts across the United States. Sean’s area of expertise lies in diligently advocating for businesses and consumers who have endured the adverse consequences of unlawful practices, encompassing price-fixing, monopolization, collusion, and an array of other anticompetitive and unfair business practices that contravene the tenets of law and justice.
Sean is currently litigating In re Cattle Antitrust Litigation, No. 22-md-03031 (D. Minn.) where he represents farmers against the nation’s meatpackers alleging a conspiracy to suppress cattle prices. He is also working on Lopez v. Apple, Inc., No. 4:19-cv-04577 where he represents consumers against Apple alleging its Siri voice-activation devices violated the privacy of consumers by improperly recording, storing, and sharing private conversations. Similarly, he is litigating In re: Google Assistant Privacy Litigation, Case No. 5:19-cv-04286, representing consumers alleging Google illegally recorded and disseminated private conversations of people who accidentally trigger its voice-activated Voice Assistant
Outside of work, Mr. Russell is an avid sailor, fisherman, outdoorsman, and video gamer. He’s competed in numerous races, sailed boats from 22′ to 50’+, and enjoys deep sea fishing. Since the age of seven, he’s been a tech enthusiast and hopes to complete his private pilot license in the next few years.
- In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litig., No. 1:13-cv-07789 (S.D.N.Y.)($2.3 billion settlement)
- Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America Corp., No. 1:14-cv-07126 (S.D.N.Y.) ($504.5 million settlement)
- Veridian Credit Union v. Eddie Bauer LLC, No. 2:17-cv-00356 (W.D. Wash.) ($9.8 million settlement)
- Deslandes v. McDonald’s USA, LLC, No. 1:17-cv-04857 (N.D. Ill.)