Sean B. Solis

Associate

Denver
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Overview

Sean Solis is a complex commercial litigator who focuses his practice on securities and data privacy matters. On the securities front, Sean defends companies and their directors and officers in securities class actions, derivative actions, and M&A litigation. He also represents clients in high-stakes investigations and government enforcement proceedings. With respect to his data privacy practice, Sean advises clients on identifying potential data breaches and breach response protocols, providing knowledgeable insight on each step of the process. Sean has extensive deposition, written discovery, and motion practice experience in both state and federal court. His experience spans a wide range of industries, including the health care, technology, retail, and energy sectors.

Sean also maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented children in state and immigration court proceedings. He also volunteered as a teacher for a program designed to introduce middle and high school students to the legal profession. Prior to joining BakerHostetler, Sean worked for the Chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C.

Select Experience

  • Represented a Fortune 100 company in a criminal investigation of its opioid dispensing and distribution practices.
  • Served as lead defense counsel for a major credit reporting agency in multiple cases alleging violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.
  • Advised an information technology company in an SEC investigation involving financial reporting and disclosures related to cybersecurity and data privacy issues.
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Experience

  • Represented a Fortune 100 company in a criminal investigation of its opioid dispensing and distribution practices.
  • Served as lead defense counsel for a major credit reporting agency in multiple cases alleging violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.
  • Advised an information technology company in an SEC investigation involving financial reporting and disclosures related to cybersecurity and data privacy issues.
  • Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of a convenience store chain investigating alleged breach of fiduciary duties in response to a shareholder demand.
  • Defended a home healthcare company and certain former officers in connection with a putative class action alleging, among other things, violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Pro Bono

  • Represented foreign children in the United States who had been abused, abandoned, or neglected in seeking lawful permanent residence.
  • Volunteered as a teacher for a program designed to introduce middle and high school students to the legal profession.

Prior Positions

  • Montgomery County District Attorney's Office: Law Clerk
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Policy and Regulatory Analyst
  • The Honorable Fred Biery, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas: Judicial Intern
  • The Honorable Lamar Smith, Chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee: Intern
  • The Honorable Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives: Intern

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Texas
  • [Not admitted in Colorado]

Education

  • J.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2016; Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law; Criminal Defense Clinic; Chicano/Hispanic Law Students' Association
  • B.A., Trinity University, 2013; Student Government Association; Model United Nations