Sean Moloney

Biography

Sean Moloney
Sean Moloney is an associate in Weil’s Securities Litigation practice, where he focuses on shareholder fiduciary duty and securities litigation in federal and state court, particularly in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Mr. Moloney also counsels public company boards and officers in connection with a variety of corporate governance and transactional matters.

Mr. Moloney’s recent noteworthy experience includes:

  • Representing General Electric Company and its directors in shareholder derivative and books and records actions concerning the company’s long-term care insurance, power, and healthcare businesses.
  • Representing the independent directors of CBS Corporation in an expedited fiduciary duty action filed against the company’s controlling shareholder.
  • Representing Sanofi in a breach of contract action concerning the achievement of product sales and other milestones under a contingent value rights agreement.
  • Representing Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and its affiliates in fiduciary duty and related actions concerning transactions with Rouse Properties, Inc., GGP Inc.; and TerraForm Power, Inc.
  • Representing the former directors of Towers Watson & Co. in a fiduciary duty action concerning the company’s merger with Willis Group Holdings plc.
  • Representing Campbell Soup Company and its former officers in a securities class action concerning the company’s packaged fresh foods business.

His past experience includes matters representing lululemon athletica inc., Kinder Morgan, Inc., IMS Health Holdings, Inc., the directors of Genworth Financial Inc., the former directors of Elizabeth Arden Inc., a special committee of the board of Starz!, and the independent directors of Trinity Industries, Inc. He also successfully represented a client pro bono in an asylum removal proceeding in immigration court.

Mr. Moloney received his J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, where he was a Senior Editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He received his B.A. in English, with Honors and High Distinction, from the Pennsylvania State University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Before joining the Firm, Mr. Moloney was an associate in the corporate group of an international law firm and served as a law clerk to Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard and Vice Chancellor John W. Noble, each of the Delaware Court of Chancery.