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Sean T. Devenney is an attorney at Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP, where he practices Construction Law, Medical Malpractice Defense, and General Civil Litigation including Complex Commercial Litigation. Mr. Devenney earned his B.S., with high honors in Finance, from Pennsylvania State University, and his J.D., cum laude, from the Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington. Sean is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and Indiana.

Mr. Devenney is a member of several committees for the Indiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. During his career, Mr. Devenney has helped clients resolve a variety of large scale complex construction disputes involving issues including construction delay, large scale cost overruns, and design errors and omissions. Additionally, Mr. Devenney has experience representing physicians, dentists, hospitals and other medical professionals through the litigation process. Mr. Devenney has handled matters in both State and Federal trial and appellate courts. He has also been named an Indiana Rising Star from 2009-2013 and Super Lawyer from 2014-2018 in the Practice Area of Construction Litigation.

Primary Author, “Scheduling, Sequencing, Coordination: The AIA A201 v. ConsensusDOCS 200,” Construct! Magazine of the ABA Section of Litigation, Construction Litigation Committee, Winter 2009

Co-Author, “Is the Line Blurring Between General and Professional Liability” The Construction Lawyer, Journal of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, Spring, 2009

Co-Author and Co-Presenter, “Is the Line Blurring Between General and Professional Liability?” ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, Mid-Winter Meeting, 2009

Primary Author, Indiana Construction Law. Vienne, VA: HLK Global Communications, Inc., 2008.

Primary Author, “Consensus Docs: An Option for Construction Contracts” Indiana Business Journal,            10 Nov. 2008:24.

Co-Author, “Mutual Responsibility and the Allocation of Risk Among Parallel Prime Contractors,” Construct! magazine of the ABA Section of Litigation, Construction Litigation Committee, Spring 2006

Co-Author, “Rewriting Builder’s Risk Policy? – The Intersection of a Builder’s Risk Policy and Construction Project Contracts”, Indiana Civil Litigation Review, Fall 2005

Co-Author, “Who Covers What? General vs. Professional Liability Insurance in the Construction

Setting”, Indiana Civil Litigation Review, Fall 2009.