Lackawanna County Lawyer Sean P. McDonough to Serve on PBA Board of Governors

HARRISBURG (May 9, 2022) — Sean P. McDonough, a partner in the law firm of Dougherty, Leventhal and Price, Moosic, will begin a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors at the conclusion of the association’s Annual Meeting, May 13, in Hershey.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA board, McDonough will represent Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming county lawyers.

Since 2014, McDonough has been a voting member of the PBA House of Delegates, the association’s policymaking body. He also is a member of the PBA Federal Practice Committee and the PBA Civility in the Profession Committee.   

In addition to his service to the PBA, McDonough is a member of the Lackawanna County Bar Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates, and he has served on the board of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

McDonough concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury litigation and has represented governmental entities and officials in federal civil rights and employment lawsuits. He has a specialized practice representing victims of nursing home abuse and their families.

McDonough has lectured on the rights of injured victims in civil litigation for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the education department of the PBA, and has also appeared as a speaker for various associations on civil rights, municipal and employment law throughout Pennsylvania. He has been a contributing author to publications and programs sponsored by the National Business Institute.

McDonough is a cum laude graduate of the University of Scranton and received his law degree from Dickinson School of Law. He is board-certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association strives to promote justice, professional excellence and respect for the law; improve public understanding of the legal system; facilitate access of legal services; and serve the lawyer members of the state’s largest organized bar association.