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Sean McCaffity

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Sommerman, McCaffity, Quesada & Geisler, LLP
3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-720-0720
Fax: 214-720-0184
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2011
Licensed in Texas Since: 1999
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (50%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile


Sean McCaffity is a seasoned trial attorney with big firm experience.  Sean primarily represents plaintiffs in complex commercial litigation.  He also handles cases involving business fraud, audit malpractice, fiduciary litigation, director and officer liability, fraudulent transfer and whistleblower litigation.  

Sean has represented Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees, liquidating trustees, post-confirmation and receivers attempting to collect and liquidate assets for the benefit of creditors.  Sean has been involved in numerous high-stakes cases, including multiple lawsuits arising out of the In re: Daisytek International Corp. (a billion dollar public company) and In re: Provident Royalties, LLC (a $500 million oil and gas Ponzi scheme) bankruptcies.

Sean has been recognized for his work with such honors as Super Lawyers Rising Star for 7 consecutive years, the National Collegiate Debate Champion and Top Speaker at the National Debate Tournament.  Sean has also spoken at the Jay Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference and, most recently, at the 2019 Texas Bar Damages CLE presenting on the topic "When the Trustee Comes Calling."


About Sean McCaffity

First Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Texas, 1999

Educational Background

  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1996

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presuming Ponzi: Fraudulent Transfer Law in the Fifty Circuit and Ponzi Schemes, Speaker, Presuming Ponzi: Fraudulent Transfer Law in the Fifth Circuit and Ponzi Schemes, Jay Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, 2015
  • How to maximize or maintain a claim in bankruptcy, whether your client files for bankruptcy protection or your target does., Speaker, When the Trustee Comes Calling, Texas Bar CLE Damages, 2018

Representative Clients

  • Trustee of Palmaz Scientific Litigation Trust Trustee of Provident Royalties Litigation Trust, 2018


  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7.The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an essential source of information, education and networking for the most accomplished trial lawyers throughout America. Through unique and professional networking opportunities, information and CLE programs, we continually strive to give our members a competitive edge in today’s ever-changing legal profession.  It is the mission of The National Trial Lawyers to provide networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for the nation’s leading trial lawyers. Each of our distinguished Top 100 members possesses the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best and finest lawyers in America.  By combining resources, power, and influence, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is devoted to preserving and protecting justice for all., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers , 2019
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2018
  • Lifetime Member, Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Member, Best Attorneys of America
  • Rising Star 2004-2011, Rising Star 2004-2011, Super Lawyers
  • National Collegiate Debate Champion 1994, 1995, National Collegiate Debate Champion 1994, 1995
  • Top Speaker National Debate Tournament, 1996, Top Speaker National Debate Tournament, 1996

Industry Groups

  • Business Litigation
  • Car Accidents
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • House And Apartment Fires
  • Oil And Gas Accidents
  • Partition
  • Professional Liability
  • Slip And Fall
  • Truck Wrecks
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
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Office Location for Sean McCaffity

3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75219

Last Updated: 9/23/2021

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