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Sean R. Higgins

Fax +1.617.261.3175
Sean Higgins is a partner in the firm’s Boston office focusing his practice on consumer financial services litigation where he regularly represents financial institutions, mortgage lenders, mortgage loan servicers, and automotive finance companies. In addition, Mr. Higgins handles complex commercial litigation, class actions, and appeals in both state and federal court. He also has experience with bankruptcy matters representing creditors in bankruptcy court and with bankruptcy appeals before the U.S. District Court and U.S. Court of Appeals.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Higgins was a partner at a national law firm.


  • Recognized as a Massachusetts “Rising Star” for Business Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine (2013)
  • Recognized as a Massachusetts “Rising Star” for Consumer Law by Super Lawyers magazine (2016)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, IADC Trial Academy Alumni (International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy)
  • Former Board of Directors, General Counsel, Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc.

Additional Information

  • Co-author, "AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion: Time to Consider a Motion to Compel Arbitration?," Business Law Today, 2011
  • "Proving Copyright Infringement: Will Striking Similarity Make Your Case?," Suffolk Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy, Volume VIII, 2003