Connor G. Sheehan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Dallas, TX

Dunn Sheehan LLP
 | 3400 Carlisle Street, Suite 201
Dallas, TX 75204
Phone: 214-855-0077
Fax: 214-866-0070
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Solely devoted to litigation, Connor G. Sheehan is a partner at Dunn Sheehan LLP in Dallas, Texas. He focuses his practice on business disputes as well as advocates for victims of personal injury in matters such as wrongful death and serious pharmaceutical cases.

After graduating with a bachelor of business administration from Baylor University in 2000, Mr. Sheehan earned a Juris Doctor in 2004 from the St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio.

Prior to launching Dunn Sheehan LLP, Mr. Sheehan defended manufacturers and other entities in complex cases. He has keen insight into both sides of an issue, which enables him to build an even stronger case today for the plaintiffs he represents. To date, he has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients.

In addition to the sizeable verdicts and settlements he secures, Mr. Sheehan is known for his accessibility. The people he works with are often concerned about their future and want answers as soon as possible. Mr. Sheehan is honest and responsive, addressing clients’ needs as quickly as possible.

For his accomplishments, Mr. Sheehan has been invited to join the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; D Magazine named him as one of its Best Lawyers; and he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

Mr. Sheehan is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit as well as all state and federal courts in Texas. He is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Dallas Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Products (50%): Products Liability

Business Litigation (40%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Products Liability, Wrongful Death

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2018

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White Papers

  • Author and presenter:  Summary Judgments. 2008 Advanced Civil Trial Seminar presented in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas. Selected as an author and lecturer (February 2017 presentation) for the 9th Annual Damages in Civil Litigation TexasBar CLE course. Author of paper: 10 Emerging Damages Issues in Texas. In 2017 he also authored a paper published by AIEG, "Fed. R. Civ. P. 26 and Proportionality: Where are we now?". In 2017, he also published a paper titled "Texas Damages Law: 4 New Developments" in the Dallas Bar Journal. He was recently selected to present and author another paper for the TexasBar CLE 2018 Evidence Seminar on Fed. R. Civ. P. 26.  

  • About Connor Sheehan

    Admitted: 2004, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.dunnsheehan.com/attorneys/connor-g-sheehan/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2014, 2016
    • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
    • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, Thompson Reuters Service, 2010, 2013 - 2017
    • Top 100 in Texas, Thompson Reuters Service, 2018
    • Magna Cum Laude, St. Mary's University School of Law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • Member: Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Texas State Courts
    • Member, American Association For Justice
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • On a pro bono basis, Connor serves as outside General Counsel for Launchability, the state's largest private and government funded early childhood intervention agency.  Launchability provides support to families with mentally disabled children and also assists mentally disabled adults in gaining valued employment. Connor also serves on the Board of Directors for the St. Mary's Law Alumni Association.
    • Launchability, Board of Trustees, 2013

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author and presenter:  Summary Judgments.  Presented at 2008 Advanced Civil Trial Seminar in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas. Selected as an author and lecturer (February 2017 presentation) for the 9th Annual Damages in Civil Litigation TexasBar CLE course.  Author of paper: 10 Emerging Damages Issues in Texas.  In 2017 he also authored a paper published by AIEG, "Fed. R. Civ. P. 26 and Proportionality:  Where are we now?".  In 2017, he also published a paper titled "Texas Damages Law: 4 New Developments" in the Dallas Bar Journal.  He was recently selected to present and author another paper for the TexasBar CLE 2018 Evidence Seminar on Fed. R. Civ. P. 26, Advanced Civil Trial Seminar, Overview of Summary Judgment Practice in Texas State Court, 2008  
    • Author and Lecturer, Summary Judgment Update, Advanced Civil Trial Course, 2009
    • Author, AIEG Voice, Proportionality Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1), Summer 2017
    • Author, Dallas Bar Journal, exas Damages Law: 4 New Developments, 2017
    • Author, Preempton in Pharmaceutical Cases: 2017 in Review, Law 360, February 2018
    • Author and Lecturer, State Bar of Texas, Proportionality under Federal Rule 26: The Plaintiff's Perspective, Advanced Evidence and Discovery, 2018
    • Associate Editor, St. Mary's University School of Law, St. Mary's Law Review

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Connor has tried numerous cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.  On the plaintiff side of his practice, he received the second largest fraud verdict in the State of Texas in 2012.  Since that time, he has tried several additional cases for plaintiffs and recovered over $50 million in contingent fee cases for his clients.

    Industry Groups

    • Commercial Litigation
    • Product Liability
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    Office Location for Connor G. Sheehan

    3400 Carlisle Street
    Suite 201
    Dallas, TX 75204

    Phone: 214-855-0077

    Fax: 214-866-0070

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    Last Updated: 10/4/2019

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