Sean S. Cleland, Esq.

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Phone: (586) 493-6833
Fax: (586) 493-6883

Since 1996, I have focused on representing companies in personal injury and products liability lawsuits. Before forming Crimando & Cleland in 2007, most of my time was dedicated to defending large manufacturing companies involved in lawsuits involving respiratory illnesses in both state and federal courts. This work provided me with experience in managing complex litigation and in several scientific fields, including epidemiology, toxicology, and microbiology. Since forming Crimando & Cleland, I have put that experience to use in representing companies in asbestos litigation here in Michigan and across the country.

Professional Experience

  • Crimando & Cleland, P.C.
    Partner, 2007 - Present
  • Martin, Bacon & Martin, PC
    Shareholder, 2003 – 2006
    Associate, 1996 – 2003
  • State Senator John F. Kelley
    Legal Assistant, 1992 – 1993

Legal Highlights

Irrer v. Milacron Inc., 2007 WL 677889 (E.D. Mich. March 6, 2007). Won a judgment of dismissal in U.S. District Court of a class action against a chemical manufacturer brought by 256 claimants seeking over $100 million in damages.

Gibson v. Cincinnati Milacron, 2007 WL 491195 (Mich. App. February 15, 2007). Developed successful dispositive motions in a complex Michigan products liability and negligent management action brought against a chemical manufacturer on behalf of several individual claimants.


  • University of Detroit School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1996
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan


  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Macomb County Bar Association

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