Sean M. McCrory represents and counsels employers in all matters of labor and employment law. He focuses his practice on matters involving employer interactions with administrative agencies such as OSHA, ICE and the DOL, and conducting workplace investigations. He has experience litigating OSHA violations, discrimination claims, wage and hour disputes and noncompetes. He regularly advises employers on Federal I-9 compliance issues, E-Verify and immigration-related employment discrimination issues.

Prior to joining Littler, Sean worked as an assistant chief counsel for ICE. His experience with ICE provides him with a unique insight when dealing with government agencies on compliance issues - especially in representing employers in immigration compliance matters. His background also gives him a distinct skill set for investigations. While attending law school, he was a senior articles editor for the SMU Science & Technology Law Review.

Professional & Community Affiliations

National Alumni Board Member

University of Dallas

Volunteer Attorney

Dallas Human Rights Initiative


Dallas Rugby Football Club


Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America®


Recipient, Louis J. Lekai O. Cist Award

University of Dallas

News, Analysis & Press

NLRB May Get Creative With Unauthorized Worker Remedies

Law360 Employment Authority

September 16, 2021

WPI Labor Day Report 2019

WPI Report

September 3, 2019

Littler's WPI Labor Day Report 2018

WPI Report

August 30, 2018

An Increase in Work Site Enforcement and Raids

Bloomberg Law

February 1, 2018

Who Decides? Do Courts or Arbitrators Determine if an Arbitration Agreement Allows Class Proceedings?

9th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, American Bar Association, Philadelphia, PA

November 7, 2015

The Principal Differences Between Labor and Employment Arbitration

The Advocate: Texas State Bar Litigation Section Report, Vol. 69

January 2015

Speaking Engagements

2020 Year in Review and What to Expect in 2021

January 21, 2021

Immigration Considerations for Returning to Work

May 28, 2020

Nashville Regional Roundtable

Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations

October 4, 2019

How to Manage an ICE Site Visit

October 2, 2019

It’s a (Mis)match! Social Security Administration Reinstates No Match Policy

June 25, 2019

2018 Employment and Labor Law Update

Dallas Bar Association

October 2, 2018

The Government is Knocking on Your Door…Now What?

Dallas Employer Conference

July 19, 2018


Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2018

Immigration Compliance Updates Under the Trump Administration

Houston, TX

March 29, 2018

Immigration Compliance Updates Under the Trump Administration

Dallas, TX

March 28, 2018

What Every Employment Attorney Needs to Know About Immigration Compliance

Texas Bar CLE, Dallas, TX

January 18. 2018

Lunch on ICE: Everything You Need to Know about Immigration Compliance and Worksite Enforcement

Dallas Bar Association

July 30, 2015

Navigating the Waters of Immigration Compliance: What employers can do to avoid fines and stay compliant in a changing field

December 10, 2014

It’s Not Just ICE Anymore: The Expanding World of Immigration Compliance

Institute for Applied Management & Law, Inc. (IAML)

November 19, 2014


  • J.D., Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., University of Dallas, 2008magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Spanish
  • Italian

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit