Our Attorneys

Sean R. Alto



Sean Alto is an accomplished attorney with a refined approach to client representation. At his core, he believes people dealing with the worst situations of their lives deserve understanding and high-quality guidance. Sean makes a difference for his clients by quickly and efficiently navigating cases with minimal distractions at the highest possible value. But what’s more, his work and tireless commitment to justice makes a positive impact on society, influencing public policy and generating national headlines.

  • Presenter at the Columbus Bar Association and the Ohio Association for Justice Annual Convention
  • Helped more than 100 clients navigate complex legal issues
  • Chaired the Columbus Bar Association Common Pleas Court Committee for several years
  • 2nd degree black belt in Kuk Sool Won
  • Co-Chair American Association for Justice COVID-19 Business Interruption Litigation Task Force
  • Appointed to the Ohio Supreme Court Civil Justice Program Fund Application Review Committee in 2020 and 2022
  • Has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • The Best Lawyers in America®️️️️ & Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™️️️️ 2023 Honorees

Sean's Mission

Good, honest people get hurt by those who are careless or greedy. For me, it’s the moment when I am able to help clients achieve peace of mind after they’ve endured such a hardship—that’s why I do what I do.

Representative Verdicts and Settlements

Ohio $1.25M Settlement

for the family of a young man who was killed when sporting goods store illegally sold a firearm

Ohio Confidential Settlement

for brain injury sustained while in a rideshare vehicle

Ohio Confidential Settlement

for woman who was sexually assaulted at a fraternity.

Ohio 7-figure confidential Settlement

for the death of a young man due to fraternity hazing

Ohio Confidential Settlement

for family injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer

Ohio Confidential Settlement

for man injured while driving a motorcycle

Ohio Confidential Settlement

for medical negligence related to botched surgery leading to amputation

Ohio $267,000 Settlement

for catastrophic injuries related to botulism outbreak

Ohio $635,000 Settlement

for young girl injured at a daycare facility by improperly secured hardware.

Alabama Confidential Settlement

for serious injuries sustained during fraternity hazing

Ohio $700,000 Settlement

settlement for family of woman who died after her call alarm was programmed to the wrong room in independent living facility

Ohio 7-figure Confidential Settlement

Settlement for legal malpractice in intellectual property litigation

Ohio 7-figure Confidential Settlement

Settlement for family of young man killed by defective cable barrier system

Ohio 7-figure Confidential Settlement

Settlement for man injured in workplace incident

Ohio $825,000 Settlement

Settlement for family of man catastrophically injured by tractor-trailer doing a U-turn on highway

*The outcome of any client’s case will depend on the particular legal and factual circumstances of the case.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Professional Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice


  • The Ohio State University
  • Capital University Law School

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