Seth Cronin-Wilton

Seth Cronin-Wilton joined Sellar Hazard & Lucia as an associate attorney in January 2020. Prior to his time at Sellar Hazard & Lucia, Seth spent the previous two years working on an antitrust dispute as a contract attorney with a large, international law firm. This followed a four-year stint as a staff attorney with a well-known San Francisco plaintiff’s firm where Seth handled securities and products liability litigation, as well as vast consumer class action cases.

Licensed to practice law in both California and Colorado, Seth earned his J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law where he received the American Jurisprudence award in Criminal Law. Following law school, Seth clerked for the Honorable Sheila A. Rappaport in the Second Judicial District Court in Colorado.

Seth grew up in New England where he attended Saint Anselm College and led their alpine ski team. Seth currently lives in Marin County with his wife and two children and enjoys playing soccer, cycling, and participating in masters ski racing.


Trustpoint International: Jones Day, San Francisco, California Contract Attorney, August 2017 to October 2019
 Trial preparation work for two large antitrust cases brought against the same client
 Aided in deposition preparation including subject matter searches to compile citations and potential exhibits, created page/line summaries from transcripts of completed depositions
 Reviewed expert reports and contract clauses, responded to interrogatories, verified business entities’ legal status

FTI Consulting: Covington & Burling LLP, San Francisco, California
Contract Attorney, May to June 2017
 Conducted internal corporate investigation regarding loss of assets as well as a privilege review for DOJ document production using Ringtail

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP: San Francisco, California Staff Attorney, January 2013 to December 2016
 Led teams of contract attorneys in large-scale document review projects on cases ranging from securities and products liability litigation to multi-billion-dollar consumer class actions
 Authored dossiers on upcoming deponents, focused on subject matter of interest for partner deposition preparation
 Summarized deposition transcripts for partner review, assisted associates and partners in the creation of pleadings
 Responded to class member inquiries and advised class members on settlement details and their options
 Performed privilege and quality control review using various software platforms including: Relativity, Catalyst, Concordance, and iConect-Xera

Law Firms: Cooley, Gibson Dunn, Morrison & Foerster, and Weil: San Francisco, California
Document Review Attorney, April 2010 to January 2013
 Reviewed documents for relevance and privilege utilizing Relativity, Catalyst, Concordance, and Summation
 Consistently elevated to the level of quality control to ensure the accuracy of other attorney’s work product
 Created privilege logs, analyzed and screened documents in preparation for depositions
 Subject matter included patent and copyright infringement, antitrust, employment issues, and securities litigation

Sunbelt Business Brokers : Alameda, California
Certified Business Intermediary, September 2008 to April 2010
 Acted as a professional intermediary brokering the purchase and sale of business entities, clients ranged from public companies becoming more vertically integrated to family owned retail stores changing ownership
 Determined the valuation and probable selling price of privately held companies by performing in-depth analysis of financial statements and industry-specific criteria
 Counseled clients on exit planning strategies, guiding clients from the initial valuation and marketing of their business through the due diligence and closing processes

Education and Memberships

University of Denver College of Law : Denver, Colorado
Juris Doctor, May 2004
 American Jurisprudence Award: Criminal Law

Saint Anselm College: Manchester, New Hampshire Bachelor of Arts, Financial Economics, May 2000
Saint Anselm Ski Team, 1996 to 2000
 Captain ’99-’00; MVP ’97, ’99, ’00; nominated for Saint Anselm Athlete of the Year ’97