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A combination of analysis and research in developing strategy and taking the time to understand the client’s goals is what allows me to drive the results my clients want to see. 

With a primary focus on corporate services, Sean Buckley advises clients with matters related to entity selection and formation, corporate governance, real estate transactions, and due diligence matters to identify proactive solutions to eliminate or mitigate risks. He has extensive experience negotiating complex commercial and residential lease transactions, sale and purchase agreements, and conveyance documents. He frequently advises on issues regarding deeds of trust, loan documents and promissory notes, and other bank finance and lending matters. On the labor and employment front, he assists in issues involving contract negotiations, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, non-solicit agreements, non-competition agreements, and severance agreements. Sean leverages his diverse background and legal experience to better serve his clients.

Before joining Adams and Reese, Sean served as corporate counsel for a large Texas-based company where he oversaw claim management of prepaid legal services and legal insurance and organizational compliance with all corporate governance requirements, insurance department regulations, agent licensing, and prepaid legal service statutes.

In keeping with the firm’s commitment to community service, Sean currently serves on the Board of Directors for VEL Institute (Veterans, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders), previously served as Vice President of the Board for the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation, and completed pro bono work for Lone Star Legal Aid.

Sean is a former U.S. Navy Officer, served 6.5 years as a surface warfare officer and deployed twice in support of the Global War on Terrorism. 

Sean received his Juris Doctor and M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and B.A. in Economics from Villanova University.


  • University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 2016
  • University of Pittsburgh, M.B.A., 2016

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Community Involvement

  • VEL Institute, Board Member, Ambassador, 2019 - Present
  • Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation, Board Member, Vice President of the Board, 2015 - 2019

Areas of Practice