Shawn Sheehy is a partner at Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC. Shawn’s practice focuses on First Amendment, redistricting, and Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation. In addition, Shawn advises clients on ethics and campaign finance and represents clients in response to FEC complaints, complaints from state regulators, and state attorneys general investigations.
Shawn recently assisted in the successful challenge of New York’s statutory contribution limits to independent expenditure committees, and also successfully challenged New York’s petition witness residency requirement. He has successfully defended political committees in discovery disputes in redistricting litigation and he has authored and co-authored multiple U.S. Supreme Court briefs. Shawn authored the winning brief at the Supreme Court of Virginia which led to a landmark decision defining the boundaries of the Speech or Debate Clause in Virginia’s Constitution.
Shawn earned his J.D. from the Catholic University Columbus School of Law and is a graduate of the National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Shawn is a member of the Virginia State Bar and is a resident in the Virginia office of Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC.
Shawn is a native Washingtonian. He lives in Ashburn, Virginia with his wife, Maria del Pilar, who is a licensed attorney in Mexico.