Sean C. Domnick is an experienced civil trial lawyer and shareholder in the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen. He has a statewide and national practice devoted solely to trial work and has dedicated his practice to seeking justice for clients who have suffered catastrophic injury. His areas of specialization include litigating cases involving wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liability, and nursing home abuse.
“For serious injuries, Sean Domnick and Fred Cunningham are about as good of attorneys as you can find not just in Florida, but in the nation. Their 7 and 8 figure verdicts and settlements speak for themselves. But they are incredible people as well and are always willing to give back to the profession as well as the community. I am a personal injury attorney, and I do not hesitate to send serious products liability, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases to them. If I were to unfortunately need services like this, I would hire them myself. I wholeheartedly recommend this firm. Terrific lawyers and people. ”
Mr. Domnick has tried cases throughout the country and recovered multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients. His notable results have earned him #1 ranking on the Jury Verdict Round-Up “Top Medical Malpractice Verdicts of 2014” and the Daily Business Review “Verdicts Hall of Fame” Award in 2015. His most recent recovery was a $20M jury verdict returned in favor of his client, Darian Wisekal, who died of cervical cancer due to a medical misdiagnosis in which the lab failed to accurately read her pap smear results.
Mr. Domnick has earned Florida Bar Board Certification, which is the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar for competency and experience within civil trial law. His considerable jury trial experience and demonstrated knowledge of the law have resulted in several high profile cases that have attracted local, state and national attention. His legal accolades include recognition in The Best Lawyers in America©, Florida Super Lawyers and inclusion on Florida Trend’s Legal Elite list. He is also the 2015 recipient of the BJ Masterson Award, an award distinguishing attorneys who display the highest degree of ethical professionalism. Mr. Domnick serves as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, two prestigious and highly selective organizations that are only accessible to distinguished members of the trial bar.
In addition to his professional success, Mr. Domnick has a record of leadership born from his commitment to professional service. He currently serves as Secretary of the American Association for Justice and is Past President of the Palm Beach County Justice Association. He has served on the Board of the Florida Justice Association since 1996 and is Past President of the Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Domnick received both his Juris Doctorate and undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.
U.S. Supreme Court, 2018
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida – 2002
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida – 1991
Florida Bar – 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
University of Florida, J.D., 1989
University of Florida, B.S., 1986
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer,
Florida Bar Board of Legal
Specialization and Education
Board Certified Advocate, Civil Trial
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Sean C. Domnick, Esq. a Shareholder at Domnick Cunningham & Whalen in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida was elected Secretary of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) on Monday, July 12, 2020.
The mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system.
DCW shareholder Sean Domnick was appointed as Vice Chair of the Florida Bar’s Code & Rules Evidence Committee for the 2020-2021 term.
DCW Shareholders Fred Cunningham, Jeanmarie Whalen and Gregory Yaffa will be in the Palm Beach Illustrated September 2020 issue “Top Lawyer” feature. Palm Beach Illustrated is a magazine that showcases the Palm Beach lifestyle and businesses.
DCW Shareholder, Sean Domnick, lectured at the Florida Justice Association’s (FJA) 2020 Annual Convention on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020.
Domnick Cunningham & Whalen is proud to announce all four Shareholders have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers…
Sean C. Domnick a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and Shareholder at Domnick Cunningham & Whalen, has been selected…
Domnick Cunningham & Whalen is pleased to announce that Sean C. Domnick has achieved National Board Certification…
Sean C. Domnick, a Shareholder at Domnick Cunningham & Whalen, made a presentation on jury selection…
The lecture, “Taking and Defending Expert Depositions,” was part of the program organization’s Annual Meeting and Continuing Legal Education Seminar.
Attorney Sean Domnick…
Attorney Sean Domnick lectured on a joint program hosted by the Palm Beach County Justice Association, Palm Beach ABOTA, and Fort Lauderdale ABOTA on April 24, 2020. The webinar “Running Your Law Firm Remotely During Covid-19” detailed methods for managing a legal practice…
Attorney Sean Domnick lectured at the 62nd Annual West Virginia Convention and Seminar on…