Sean T. Monaghan

Sean T. Monaghan


Sean T. Monaghan

  • Overview

    Sean Monaghan is a Partner in our San Francisco office. He represents insurance carriers, third-party administrators and self-insured employers in all areas of state workers’ compensation defense.

    Mr. Monaghan also handled cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and its extensions. Prior to joining LFLM, he practiced civil defense for automobile manufacturers and distributors, including two years’ practice in Stuttgart, Germany.

    Mr. Monaghan received his undergraduate degree from California State University and his law degree from San Francisco Law School.

  • Industry Involvement

    Professional or Trade Affiliations

    • American Bar Association
    • Defense Research Institute

    Speaking Engagements

    • Defending Presumption Claims, California Joint Powers Insurance Authority 6th Annual Workers’ Compensation Symposium, 2014
    • Discovery Disputes in Workers’ Compensation, ViCA Annual Conference Law & Order: Special Workers’ Compensation Unit, 2011

    Representative Experience

    • City of Paso Robles et al .v WCAB (Bigelow) 2014 Court of Appeal of the State of California First Appellate District A140531
    • McBee v WCAB (American Design Roofing, et al.,) 2011 Court of Appeal of the State of California First Appellate District A132959 (writ denied)
  • Beyond the Office

    Community Involvement

    • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Board of Trustees Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 2009 – 2013


    • Mr. Monaghan’s interests include world travel, sailing, baseball, history, triathlons and golf.