Scott Sullivan

Scott Sullivan
Scott Sullivan
Of Counsel

(646) 402-5650

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Scott Sullivan has litigated and written widely on civil and human rights issues both domestically and internationally.

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.

Scott Sullivan has litigated and written widely on civil and human rights issues both domestically and internationally.

During the course of his legal career he has represented individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay as well as multinational business organizations. His legal scholarship has been published by journals at Harvard, Fordham, UCLA and others and was cited in the landmark litigation of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.

A graduate of The University of Chicago School of Law, Mr. Sullivan was awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship to study at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy where he received a LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Law in 2002.

Education

  • LL.M., European University Institute, 2002
  • J.D., University of Chicago, 2001
  • B.A., University of Kansas 1998

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Yale University Gender Discrimination Class Action

According to the complaint, the three student plaintiffs were groped at fraternity parties in their first semesters at Yale. The student plaintiffs know of other female students who experienced similar sexual harassment and assault during and after fraternity parties and at the hands of fraternity brothers.

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