Community Service

Sean volunteers with Habitat for Humanity as his schedule allows.

Biography

Mr. Esford focuses his practice on the representation of individuals suffering from occupational diseases, including mesothelioma and lung cancer. 

Mr. Esford was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. He received his J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School.  He received his B.A., magna cum laude, in English from University at Buffalo. While pursuing his Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Esford was employed as a law clerk at Lipsitz & Ponterio and assisted the firm’s litigators in conducting research, trial preparation, as well as drafting and editing motions. After receiving his Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Esford was employed as an associate attorney in Buffalo, New York where he practiced first-party property insurance defense.

Sean states, "I am thrilled to rejoin the talented team of attorneys and professionals at Lipsitz & Ponterio.  My time here as a clerk during law school laid the foundation for the attorney I am today, and it is a privilege once again to fight for all those afflicted with asbestos-related diseases.  As a lifelong and passionate Buffalonian, I am committed to this city, our community, and the people who make it great.”

News & Insights

Community/Civic Activities

Sean volunteers with Habitat for Humanity as his schedule allows.

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association

Education

Education

  • J.D., 2017, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School
  • B.A., 2014, magna cum laude, Political Science, English with Highest Distinction, State University of New York at Buffalo

Admissions

  • 2018 - New York State