Sean N. Payne is a long-time Nevada resident, having attained his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, and his Juris Doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. During law school, he competed in the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, which is widely recognized as one of the nation’s preeminent moot court competitions. Sean was also a student attorney through the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic, devoting a year of work with the Innocence Project.
Following law school, Sean served a two-year judicial clerkship with the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada, where he had the privilege of working with the Honorable Mike K. Nakagawa, the Honorable Bruce T. Beesley, and the Honorable Gary Spraker (Alaska).
Sean’s practice has spanned from representation of Fortune 500 financial institutions to small local businesses and individuals in all stages of litigation in state court, federal court, and bankruptcy court. Sean joined RMCM in 2018, and focuses his practice on personal injury and insurance defense. Sean has been listed by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star (2017 & 2018), and has been recognized by the Nevada Business Magazine as member of the Legal Elite (2017 & 2018). Sean is also a member of the American Inns of Court, Howard D. McKibben Chapter.