Sean P. Hatley


Sean P. Hatley

Serving as an advisor to private equity firms, entrepreneurs, directors, and businesses in a wide variety of industries, Sean regularly partners with and guides clients through business formation, capitalization, and investment; mergers and acquisitions; employment issues and labor contracts; commercial real estate acquisitions and financing; negotiating and documenting debt facilities and other financing transactions; ownership and management succession planning; and general contract negotiations and drafting.

Whether it’s litigating a complex commercial dispute, dealing with day-to-day business issues, or navigating a sale or acquisition, clients trust Sean to deliver practical, actionable advice to help them achieve their objectives. He understands that each organization and individual have unique goals, opportunities, challenges, and risk tolerances, and utilizes that understanding to deliver creative solutions for his clients.

Having litigated and tried cases in various state, federal, and administrative courts and agencies, Sean has extensive courtroom experience. Businesses and individuals hire Sean to advocate on their behalf in complex business and corporate litigation, noncompetition disputes, real estate and construction litigation, mechanic’s lien issues, and financial and fiduciary matters.

Sean has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in business litigation and has been voted by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Business Law and Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch”.


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business, MBA, 2015
  • St. Mary’s College of Maryland, B.A., 2011
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
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