Sean Pittman Senior Attorney & Chief Executive Officer
Sean Pittman is the Senior Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Pittman Law Group, p.l., which specializes in the areas of government, administrative, and corporate law. Attorney Pittman represents a diverse client list of private citizens, local governments, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies. Sean serves as trusted legal counsel to cities, counties, hospitals, banking institutions, aviation and port authorities, universities, industries, corporations, and various professional associations.
As a local government lawyer, Sean represents Florida counties and municipalities before the Florida Cabinet, Florida Legislature, and other tribunals. As an administrative lawyer, Sean has a strong understanding of the Florida Administrative Procedures Act, advising clients on matters before the Department of Administrative Hearings and various State of Florida boards and agencies.
Sean received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science in 1990 and went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree in 1994 from the Florida State University College of Law. While at FSU, Sean’s leadership qualities led him to become the Student Body President and two-time Chairman of the Florida Student Association Board of Directors.
Currently, Sean is President-Elect of the Orange Bowl Committee, the Founder and Chairman of the Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the Board of Directors for Hancock Whitney Bank. For his philanthropic endeavors, Sean was awarded the Tallahassee Servant Leadership Award by Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, and the 2015 Distinguished Member Award by Leadership Florida. Sean is also the recipient of the Founders Award in 2014 from the Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce and the 2016 Heman Sweatt Award by the National Bar Association, for demonstrating community leadership and concern for human and civil rights. He is also a 2017 inductee into the Tallahassee Barristers Legal Hall of fame. Most notably, in 2010, Sean contributed $100,000 to the Florida State University College of Law to fund the Sean Pittman Scholarship for minority students. The income from this endowment will be used to award at least one scholarship each year to a minority student who will assist the Florida Conference of Black State Legislators as a law clerk and a policy advisor. With a fifty percent match from the State of Florida, the total endowment was increased to $150,000.
The Tallahassee Democrat named Sean one of the “Top Twenty-Five Most Influential People in Tallahassee” and featured him in the article, “Capitol Clout” for being a significant political insider within the constantly changing environs of Florida’s State Capitol. Sean is ranked one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Florida Politics” by Influence magazine and Florida Trend magazine says Sean is “one to look for” in the new wave of politics in Florida and lists him as a “Must Know Contact” in Tallahassee.
Sean is a co-host of the popular television talk show “The Usual Suspects,” airing on one of the highest watched CBS affiliates in the country. On the show, he analyzes and provides commentary on the latest happenings in state and national politics. In recent years, Sean has also made appearances on Fox News and MSNBC, while having been published in the Tallahassee Democrat, the Palm Beach Post, and more.
Sean and his wife, Dr. Audra Pittman, reside in Tallahassee where they are raising three daughters Paloma, Pilar and Phoebe.