Now in its eighth year of operation, the Forrest Firm is a provider of corporate legal services to businesses, non-profits, entrepreneurs, and individuals. The firm works in multiple areas relevant to businesses at every stage of their life cycles. Core practice areas include business formation, intellectual property, commercial real estate, employment, banking and financial services, mergers and acquisitions, and dispute resolution.
In his new role at the Forrest Firm, Mr. Wagner will continue to work in the areas of commercial litigation, government investigations, and regulatory compliance, providing robust representation to the firm’s clients across the country. He will also provide strategic, proactive counsel focused on helping companies navigate compliance and litigation risks associated with information security, digital services and products, cybersecurity, e-commerce, and data privacy.
Mr. Wagner began his legal career serving as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable James H. Payne in the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Oklahoma. In 2014, he entered private practice as an associate attorney at the Charlotte office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. During his tenure at Bradley, he worked with clients in a variety of industries, with emphasis on the banking and financial services sector. Mr. Wagner advised clients on a wide variety of complex strategic transactions, litigation, and regulatory compliance matters.
Mr. Wagner received a bachelor of arts degree in public affairs and administration in 2009 from the University of Oklahoma. In 2012, he graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law with highest honors and was elected to the Order of the Coif, Order of the Scribes, and Order of the Barristers.
Sean Wagner is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Oklahoma, and he is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, and Oklahoma Bar Association.
“Sean Wagner brings a formidable mix of strategic savvy, a strong litigation background, and the ability to navigate complex regulatory environments in the service of his clients,” said James Forrest, the firm’s founder. “We are looking forward to seeing him deploy these diverse skill sets and perspectives working on behalf of the Forrest Firm’s clients in the greater Charlotte area and across the country.”
About the Forrest Firm, P.C.
The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation with offices across North Carolina. The firm endeavors to provide corporate legal services in a manner that consistently exceeds client expectations, to create healthy, sustainable work environments for its professionals, and to positively impact the surrounding community.
James Forrest, Founder and Principal Attorney