Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is pleased to announce that Sean McQuaid, managing partner and president of the firm, has been recognized by 2023 Florida Trend/Legal Elite’s Notable Managing Partners List.
As with any company, law firms succeed when they have great leadership to provide solid guidance and mentoring. Whether it’s a small or large firm, maintaining a firm that is successful and has an outstanding reputation requires strong leadership. These are the reasons Sean McQuaid has been selected to the Florida Trend/Legal Elite’s Notable Managing Partners 2023 list – for his outstanding leadership and impressive achievements.
There are some distinct qualities that one must have in order to qualify for this list include:
- Good-standing status with the Florida Bar
- Serve as a managing partner or equivalent role, managing a minimum of 10 professional staff members
- They must have made a significant contributions and an impact in their field
- Mentor other attorneys
- Promote inclusivity in the workplace
- Demonstrate leadership abilities through involvement in professional organizations
- Participate in civic and community engagements
2023 Florida Trend/Legal Elite’s Notable Managing Partners is an exclusive list chosen from a pool of exceptional lawyers who embody these qualities and hold positions as managing partners. Then, after editorial reviews with specific criteria, they are chosen for the inaugural Legal Elite Notable (special edition).
Please join us in congratulating Sean on this honorable selection.
Under Sean McQuaid’s leadership, the firm nearly tripled its number of attorneys. He doesn’t only represent the firm, he also strategies long-term goals for the firm’s growth and supervises marketing and management. In addition to the 45 attorneys, Sean also oversees associate attorneys, and all other staff members.
Sean’s wide ranging leadership responsibilities go beyond managing partner and president. He still practices law with a full caseload, representing clients with cases involving personal injury and criminal defense. While Sean represents clients all throughout St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area, his criminal defense services are exclusively offered in Pinellas County.
Seans is also a devoted community member and consistently receives honors and prestigious legal awards. In addition to president of the firm, he’s the former president of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and former Chairman of the St. Petersburg Nuisance Abatement Board. Some of Sean’s other legal awards include recognition from Florida Super Lawyer (2016-2023), Best Lawyers in Florida 2023 (Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs), Tampa Bay’s Best of the Bay Creative Loafing Contest for 2022, Tampa Bay Times Best of the Best 2022, 2022 Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, and 2022 Top 3 Personal Injury Lawyers by ThreeBestRated, to name a few.
Sean is a graduate of Princeton University and Stetson University College of Law.