Sean P. Healy

Co-Managing Partner

  • location icon Phoenix, AZ
    2929 North Central Avenue
    Suite 1700
    Phoenix, AZ 85012

Sean Healy is the co-managing partner in the Phoenix office of Lewis Brisbois and is chair of the Directors & Officers and Securities Litigation Practice and vice chair of the Professional Liability Practice. With more than 25 years of experience as a litigator, he has tried 46 jury trials and over 130 bench trials and arbitrations combined. He is a member of ABOTA.

He has litigated a variety of director and officer matters and professional liability cases, including claims against securities brokers, insurance agents, software engineers (“Tech E & O”), real estate agents, architects and engineers, lawyers, and construction industry professionals. In addition to defending professionals in civil actions, he has also represented clients in employment disputes involving allegations of discrimination and ADA matters.

Mr. Healy has also litigated complex commercial disputes and cases that involve wrongful death, catastrophic vehicular accidents, trucking accidents, road design, police and fire department procedures, products liability, and premises liability. Finally, he has handled dram shop and medical malpractice claims.

He began his career as a prosecutor in 1997 and has been in civil practice since 1999. 


  • Podcast Guest, "Episode 167 - Sean Healy, Liability Attorney," The Geoholics, March 29, 2023
  • Contributor to “The Lawyer’s Guide to Lead Paint, Asbestos and Chinese Drywall,” published by the American Bar Association (2010), written by Alan Kaminsky and Karen Campbell of Lewis Brisbois
  • “Who Wants to Marry a Tort? Pre-Marital Negligence and Post-Marriage Claims,” Author, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel Newsletter (Spring 2002)

Professional Presentations

  • “Tips for Ethically Protecting Your Clients, Yourself and the Rights of Third Parties,” Co-presenter, January 6, 2020

  • Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions and Rule 68 Offers of Judgment, Sean Healy, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP (1.0 hours CLE), Speaker and Presenter, May 2, 2019
  • "Let's Be Blunt: The 'Growth' of Marijuana Legislation and its Impact on Insureds," 2018 Argo Panel Meeting, Speaker and Presenter, May 18, 2018
  • LBBS presentation:  Effective Strategies for Reducing Plaintiffs' Economic Damage Claims, June 2017
  • Premises Liability - Overview of subject for institutional client, Speaker, May 23, 2017 
  • “Fiduciary Duties & Financial Lines: The Origin, Evolution and Future,” PLUS, Speaker, May 11, 2017 
  • Products Liability Presentation for large insurer, Speaker, Dec. 5 (Part I) and 16 (Part II), 2016 
  • “Risk Transfer Opportunities, Indemnity and Tender of Defense Issues in Arizona,” Seminar for insurer, Speaker, Aug. 2016 
  • Half-day Presentation on Casualty, Fair Claims Handling, and Class Action/D&O/Securities for large insurer, Organizer and Speaker, Aug. 2016 
  • Professional Liability and Directors and Officers Case Law Update - Presentation for large insurer, brokers and riskmanagers - Speaker, May 2016 
  • “Morris, Damron and Cumis - What You Need to Know,” Seminar for large insurer, Speaker, Mar. 2015 
  • Current Employment Law Issues Presentation for large insurer, Organizer, 2015 
  • “Pre-litigation Settlement Strategies,” Seminar for Institutional Client – Speaker, Oct. 2014 
  • “Products Liability Claims Handling (Parts I & II),” Seminar for Institutional Client – Speaker, Jul. & Oct. 2014 
  • “Ethics for Adjusters,” Third Annual Arizona Continuing Education Seminar for Claims Analysts - Speaker, May 2013, 2011 
  • “Liability 101,” Seminar for risk managers from several of Arizona’s top 100 largest companies - Speaker, Jan. 2013 
  • “The Role of the Director: Defining Their Responsibilities,” National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) event attended by telecom industry directors, officers and counsel - Speaker, Nov. 2012 
  • Products Liability Webinar to large institutional client - Speaker, Apr. 2012 
  • “Summary of Arizona Law on Directors and Officers,” Corporate Counsel Division, Maricopa County Bar Association - Speaker, October 2009 
  • Mock Trial Presentation to the National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters (NAIIA) - Author & Presenter, 2009 
  • “Insurance Claims Jeopardy,” - Speaker to Institutional Client and Attorneys, 2009, 2007, 2005 
  • National Business Institute, Institute for Paralegal Education, “ Analyzing Records for the Arizona Paralegal” - Ethical Considerations - Speaker, 2004 
  • Lorman Education Services, Premises Liability in Arizona - Speaker, 2002 
  • “Subrogation in Arizona” - Speaker to Institutional Client, 2002 
  • Lorman Education Services, Products Liability in Arizona - Speaker, 2002 
  • “The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth...Ethical Issues for Testimony That Straddles the Line of Truthfulness” - Presenter, 2000 
  • “Access to the Media...Can You Try Your Case Before Trial?” - Ethical Issues In Cases Receiving Media Coverage - Discussion Moderator,1999


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Arizona
  • State Supreme Courts
    • Arizona Supreme Court
  • State Appellate Courts
    • Arizona Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Arizona State and Federal Court


  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), Member, 2017 
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Admitted 2015 
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Member of Board of Directors, 2004-2007 
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Young Lawyers Division, President, 2003-2004, Board Member, 2002-2003 
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member, 1998-2003 
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1998-2001 
  • Inn of Court, 1999-2001 
  • Lawyers for Literacy, 1998-2000 

Awards & Honors

Southwest SuperLawyers - Listed in 2015-2018


University of San Diego School of Law

Juris Doctor, 1997

Colgate University

Bachelor of Arts, 1993

University of Arizona

Honors Program, 1989-1990

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