Sean C. McGuire

Sean C. McGuire



Sean McGuire is an associate who litigates complex securities cases in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office. He represents pension funds and individuals in securities class actions across the country, and has litigated cases that have collectively recovered over $100 million. An accomplished courtroom litigator, Sean has represented clients at the trial and appellate levels and maintains an active pro bono practice.

Before joining the Firm, Sean worked as a felony trial attorney at the federal public defender’s office serving the Southern District of California. Prior to becoming a public defender, Sean clerked for Magistrate Judge Diana Song Quiroga in the Southern District of Texas.

Sean earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Southern California and his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School, where he was a staff editor of the Stanford Journal of Criminal Law and Policy.

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Stanford Law School, J.D., 2017

  • Editor, Stanford Journal of Criminal Law and Policy
  • Highest Pro Bono Distinction

University of Southern California, B.A., 2014, summa cum laude


  • California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California



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