Sean Baker


Sean Baker started Crux Legal in 2013 with a commitment to integrity, efficiency, and innovation. Since he started practicing law in Colorado in 1995, Sean has developed unique expertise in business disputes, representing both well-known national companies, as well as regional, local, and small businesses. He has successfully represented clients from numerous industries, in court, arbitrations, mediations, and negotiations, on a wide variety of claims, including business break-ups, breach of contract, fraud, theft, unfair competition, and misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property, among others. Sean also regularly works with clients in business transactions.


Arizona State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1995

  • Order of the Coif
  • Arizona State University Law Journal, Articles and Symposium Editor

University of Colorado, B.A., Political Science, 1992

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Various state and federal courts around the country on a pro hac vice basis

Some of Sean’s Experience

Successful defense of financial service provider facing nine-figure damage claim based on allegations that it fraudulently induced contract and failed to perform obligations.

Successful representation of a property developer in an eight-figure commercial dispute with one of the world’s largest investment firms.

Successful defense of a national wireless carrier in an eight-figure contract dispute relating to the purchase of a regional wireless network.

Successful representation of a large property owner in disputes with a large developer regarding the nature and character of its development.

Successful defense of a large auto dealership in a consumer class action where the plaintiffs alleged violations of federal law and sought hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

Successful representation of an international appliance manufacturer in connection with claims that dealer had violated their dealer agreements.

Successful defense of a national wireless carrier in a nationwide class action where the plaintiffs claimed that the carrier’s billing practices had caused customers almost $100 million in damages.

Successful defense of an insurance carrier in connection with class claims stemming from the insured trust agent allegedly improperly allowing investors to put tens of millions of dollars into what was later learned to be a ponzi scheme.

Other Experience – Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP,  Fairfield and Woods, P.C., Office of the Federal Public Defender

Honors – Colorado Super Lawyer Business Litigation, 2012-2023 (Top 100 in 2015 and 2016); Colorado Rising Stars Business Litigation, 2009; Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated; Client Choice Award 2019