Bob Sullivan

Bob Sullivan Sanford Heisler Sharp
Bob Sullivan
Of Counsel

(816) 309-6840

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Mr. Sullivan has focused his practice on insurance regulatory law for more than 27 years. He also has significant expertise in tax law and corporate governance issues.

Our commitment to securing justice and providing the best representation possible is reflected in a commitment to diversity within our own firm. At Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, we know better than to think the best attorneys look alike, sound alike, think alike, or live alike. What matters is talent, and we hire the best talent available.

As a result, our team more accurately mirrors America. Women, minority, and/or openly gay lawyers make up the majority of our staff. A passion for social justice unites our team - we all work to use the power of law to help create and enforce a more just society.

Bob Sullivan is Of Counsel to Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville, and Baltimore. He received his J.D. from the University of Kansas in 1968, his L.L.M. from Emory University in 1975, and his Bachelor of Arts from Pittsburg State University in 1965.

Mr. Sullivan has focused his practice on insurance regulatory law for more than 27 years. He also has significant expertise in tax law and corporate governance issues. Mr. Sullivan founded and led the Insurance Industry and Regulatory Practice Group for a national law firm prior to becoming Of Counsel to Sanford Heisler Sharp.  His experience in private industry gives Mr. Sullivan a unique perspective regarding whether companies have breached their duties to consumers and investors. In addition to his private practice experience, Mr. Sullivan also is a licensed insurance producer in both Kansas and Missouri.

In addition to insurance industry transactions, Mr. Sullivan has also been involved in insurance litigation, including class action litigation. He understands the needs of consumers and investors in both the insurance market and other highly regulated markets. Mr. Sullivan has extensive expertise in analyzing annuity contracts and universal life schemes, which have been used by companies to enrich their agents at the expense of investors.

Mr. Sullivan is licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri, and in the Federal District Court of the State of Kansas. He is a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bar Associations.

Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas, 1968
  • L.L.M., Emory University, 1975
  • B.S.B.A., Pittsburg State University, 1965

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, 1968
  • Missouri, 1972

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1972
  • U.S. Federal District Court of Kansas, 1972
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