Sean Power

Sean Power Corporate Attorney Polsinelli Kansas City, MO
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Professional Biography

Sean Power advises private and public companies on a variety of corporate matters and brings a pragmatic, experienced perspective to clients’ business challenges and strategies.  

To develop practical legal solutions, Sean leverages his deep business and legal experience gained over a decade serving as General Counsel and a member of the executive team for the North American business units of a publicly-traded company, which included businesses such as steelmaking, construction, construction materials, manufacturing, metal coating & painting, and pre-engineered buildings.  In addition to directing and managing all legal affairs for these companies (comprising over $2.5 billion in revenue), Sean was also responsible for tax, insurance, government relations and business strategy.  

As a member of the firm’s National ESOP Practice, Sean is regularly involved in assisting clients with ESOP transaction planning and design, formation, operation and regulation - representing corporate ESOP sponsors, their shareholders, lenders and trustees.  He assists ESOP and other companies on a range of corporate matters, including commercial contracts and transactions in addition to serving as outside general counsel.

Sean genuinely enjoys working with executives/management in solving legal problems and has extensive experience “in the trenches” doing so.  Some of the comments Sean has received from company executives include:

  • “Sean is a strategic thinker . . . . He doesn’t get lost in only the legal aspects of things, instead he will look for a solution to mitigate risk and support the business. His approach is ‘business first’ and that’s refreshing.”
  • “He has excellent clarity of thinking and an ability to express legal issues very clearly.  Sean distills things down to get at what matters most. He has a good sense of the strategic elements of what matters.”
  • “Everything Sean does is thought-through and deeply considered. He balances all of the various considerations that are at play. I never hesitate letting him take the lead on something and run.” 
  • “Sean truly knows his stuff from a legal standpoint. He is competent, credible, articulates his thoughts well, and can communicate complicated issues in a simple way.”
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