Sean J. Doolan, Esq.Sean J. Doolan, Esq.  is a managing partner and one of the primary litigation attorneys in the firm. He concentrates on neglect and abuse cases arising in nursing home, hospital, assisted living, and home care settings, and select criminal matters.

Sean graduated from Pace University School of Law in 1994. He started his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County prosecuting white-collar crimes. He later worked as a DWI Prosecutor in Greene County. He has also worked for an insurance defense firm defending personal injury claims. A solo practitioner since the late 1990s, Sean merged his firm in April, 2012 with the Westchester firm of Hyman and Platt, P.C. In July of 2013, Doolan and Platt, LLP merged with The Law Offices of Benjamin Setareh to form Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP.

Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP has developed lasting relationships with many prominent law firms throughout New York State, who refer select nursing home matters to the firm. These relationships permit Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP to handle nursing home matters throughout New York State.

Sean has been honored to co-author a chapter on litigation strategies in the book, Nursing Home Litigation: Investigation and Case Preparation, 2nd Edition, published by Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company. Sean also co-authored a chapter and revised a second chapter in another book for the Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company, Nursing Malpractice, 3d Ed.

Sean has been a guest lecturer at numerous Nursing Home/Assisted Living Litigation and Negligence seminars. Some of the organizations that he has lectured for include: the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC), Lorman Education Services, Professional Education Systems Institute, LLC (PESI), the Greene County Department of the Aging, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Rockland County Bar Association, and the Albany County Bar Association.

Sean is a member of the Greene County Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice (formerly known as the American Trial Lawyers Association). He is also a member of the Nursing Home Group of the American Association of Justice and Vice President of a New York-based Nursing Home Litigation Group of plaintiff attorneys.

Actively involved in the community, Sean is a board member of the Windham Area Recreation Foundation (WARF), a local nonprofit dedicated to bettering the lives of residents and visitors through the enhancement of trail-based recreation opportunities.

Sean and his wife have one son in college and reside in Windham, NY. He and his family moved from Bronx County, New York to the Catskill Mountains in 1998 after having visited the area for years.

Contact Sean: or (518) 621-4209.