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Sean P. Nalty

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Sean has more than 35 years of experience litigating in California state and federal courts.  His  practice focuses on ERISA and non-ERISA litigation involving life and disability benefits disputes. He also defends clients in healthcare litigation with a focus on mental health issues and litigation arising under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA). Sean specializes in defending ERISA benefit claims under 29 U.S.C. 1132(a)(1)(B) and breach of fiduciary duty claims under ERISA 29 U.S.C. 1132(a)(3).

Sean has represented clients in more than 100 healthcare litigations over the last 10 years, representing insured and self-funded plans, as well as third-party administrators throughout the United States. He also defends insurance companies in bad faith and punitive damage litigation in California involving life, health, and disability insurance. Sean conducts presentations and trainings on ERISA, compliance with the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and  California Fair Claims Practices regulations. 

Sean also specializes in California privacy law, including the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003, the California Invasion of Privacy Act, and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), among others. He counsels clients on compliance with these privacy laws and relies on his 35+ years of litigation experience to defend companies in lawsuits involving privacy violations. Sean has spoken on privacy issues at Ogletree’s Navigating California Law seminar, Workplace Strategies conference, TECHPLACE Roundtable, and webinar platform. He also conducts trainings on privacy issues with a focus on the CPRA. 

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