Sean P. Tonolli

Sean P. Tonolli

Sean P. Tonolli

Partner

202.862.8960 PhonevCard
866.206.1340 Fax
stonolli@cahill.com

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
1990 K Street, N.W.
Suite 950
Washington, D.C. 20006

Practices

Education

  • The College of William and Mary, B.A., 2002, magna cum laude, James Monroe Scholar
  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2005, with Distinction
  • Clerkships/Government Service

    • Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2010-2014
    • Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 2006-2010

    Admissions

    • District of Columbia
    • Virginia

Sean P. Tonolli is a member of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP's Corporate Governance & Investigations and Litigation practice groups, resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Sean’s practice is principally focused on advising global companies, boards, committees, and officers and directors in matters involving criminal and regulatory enforcement and in connection with investigations by the DOJ, SEC, and other governmental agencies. His representations have included matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering statutes, OFAC sanctions, insider trading, accounting fraud, motor vehicle safety laws, and environmental laws.  Sean also represents companies and their officers in complex securities and commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Cahill, Sean served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia from 2010 to 2014 and as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, from 2006 to 2010, where he earned four Special Achievement Awards from the U.S. Attorney and the prestigious John Marshall Award from the Attorney General for Outstanding Legal Achievement for a Trial of Litigation, the Department of Justice’s highest honor for attorneys.