Life @ Sullivan

Sullivan Launches 1L Diversity Transactional Program

Posted by Ojen Sirin on Jan 13, 2021 6:23:00 PM

We are proud to announce the launch of The Sullivan & Worcester 1L Diversity Transactional Summer Program. This program provides a unique opportunity to a talented first year law student interested in pursuing a long-term career as a transactional real estate or corporate attorney focusing primarily on real estate companies. This 1L Diversity Summer Program provides a unique opportunity to gain direct exposure to a Sullivan client’s in-house legal department as well as be a part of the company’s outside law firm. This will provide the 1L summer associate the opportunity to receive exposure to many facets of legal practice and see the full life cycle of a real estate or corporate transaction firsthand.

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Samuel Bombaugh Selected for BBA's Public Interest Leadership Program

Posted by Amy E. Sheridan on Jan 11, 2021 12:30:00 PM

We are very proud to announce that Corporate Associate Samuel Bombaugh was selected to be part of the Boston Bar Association's 2021 Public Interest Leadership Program (PILP).

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What We're Looking Forward To in 2021

Posted by Ojen Sirin on Dec 29, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Part 2 of our Year-End Spotlight on Sullivan's community partners.

At Sullivan, we are proud to work with some of the most inspiring community organizations in the country. We have invited some of these organizations to take part in a year-end campaign to highlight their important work on the firm’s social media channels and the Life @ Sullivan blog. These posts feature quotes from the organizations' leadership and beneficiaries, focusing on what they have been grateful for in 2020 and what they are looking forward to in 2021.

Please follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for more about these phenomenal organizations.

This week's blog focuses on What We're Looking Forward To:

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Topics: Pro Bono, Community, Gratitude

What We're Grateful For in 2020

Posted by Ojen Sirin on Dec 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

At Sullivan, we are proud to work with some of the most inspiring community organizations in the country. We have invited some of these organizations to take part in a year-end campaign to highlight their important work on the firm’s social media channels and the Life @ Sullivan blog. These posts feature quotes from the organizations' leadership and beneficiaries, focusing on what they have been grateful for in 2020 and what they are looking forward to in 2021.

Please follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for more about these phenomenal organizations.

This week's blog focuses on What We're Grateful For:

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Topics: Pro Bono, Community, Gratitude

Associate Spotlight: Elke Trilla

Posted by Amy E. Sheridan on Dec 14, 2020 10:20:00 AM

Part of what makes Sullivan such a unique place is our people, so we'd like to introduce you to some of them in a series of posts. We asked associates around the firm why they chose Sullivan and how their experiences have been since joining us.

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Topics: Office life, Recruiting

Sullivan Litigator Arguing Today Before Supreme Court

Posted by Ojen Sirin on Dec 7, 2020 9:30:00 AM

A very exciting day at Sullivan: Nick O'Donnell is set to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States at 11:00am. The case of Federal Republic of Germany v. Philip centers on a case of Nazi-looted art dating back to 1935.

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Topics: Guelph Treasure, Recruiting

Get to Know Sullivan's Fintech & Blockchain Practice

Posted by Amy E. Sheridan on Nov 30, 2020 10:30:00 AM

As a thought-leader and trailblazer in the industry, Sullivan has had a major impact in the fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry by providing legal representation to more than 100 clients whose size varies from governments, top cryptocurrencies, and large enterprises to smaller startups. We help our clients pursue and execute first-of-their-kind business ideas. These new ideas involve unseen regulatory uncertainty and have forced us to think beyond traditional ways of practicing law.

We help clients navigate emerging legal issues and regulatory uncertainties, manage risk, identify opportunities and proactively plan for the future. With deep financial, regulatory and technological expertise, we ascertain the implications new fintech solutions will have on our clients’ operations and prepare them to offer new services and products. Working with entrepreneurs, investors and established companies in a range of industries, we provide strategic guidance to help clients finance, develop and capitalize on the promises of technology while gaining a competitive edge in the marketplace.

We are respected in the fintech and blockchain industry for our deep understanding of the emerging technologies that their intersection with the financial system. Our multi-disciplinary practice group is recognized by our clients and industry leaders for developing creative and practical legal and business solutions, especially when presented with complex issues of first impression.

Representative client work includes:

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Associate Spotlight: Mike Palmisciano

Posted by Ojen Sirin on Nov 23, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Part of what makes Sullivan such a unique place is our people, so we'd like to introduce you to some of them in a series of posts. We asked associates around the firm why they chose Sullivan and how their experiences have been since joining us.

Mike Palmisciano is an associate in the Corporate Department of Sullivan's New York office. His practice focuses on the clearance, prosecution, enforcement and commercialization of intellectual property. Mike regularly advises clients on issues relating to domestic and international trademark portfolio management and enforcement, copyright protection and fair use, domain name acquisitions and disputes, and gaming, e-sports and advertising. His experience includes drafting and negotiating software, data, and merchandise license agreements, preparing website terms of use and privacy policies and conducting intellectual property diligence for transactional matters.

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Topics: Office life, Recruiting

Sullivan Litigator Set to Argue Before the Supreme Court on December 7

Posted by Ojen Sirin on Nov 16, 2020 10:24:16 AM

On October 22, the heirs to the Jewish art dealers who were forced to sell the medieval devotional art collection known as the Welfenschatz (in English, the Guelph Treasure) to agents of Hermann Goering in 1935 filed their brief in the Supreme Court of the United States. It can be viewed at this link.

The Supreme Court is set to hear argument on December 7, 2020, on whether the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) and its "takings clause" create jurisdiction over the heirs' claims for restitution of the Welfenschatz—as all reviewing courts so far have held. The Welfenschatz is held by the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz (in English, the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation).

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Topics: Guelph Treasure, Recruiting

Sullivan's Goldilocks Panel Discusses Why Midsize Firms Are Just Right

Posted by Amy E. Sheridan on Nov 9, 2020 4:06:51 PM

Thank you to everyone who attended our recent virtual event: The Goldilocks Question: Why Midsize Firms are Just Right. Attendees heard from Brian Hammell, Natalie Lederman and Arinze Onuga on what benefits a midsized law firm can offer new attorneys, and what sets Sullivan apart. Moderated by Ojen Sirin, the panel discussed how Sullivan First Year Associates can gain experience in a variety of exciting legal practice areas, work with our sophisticated clients, the potential path to partnership for every associate in the summer class, and more.

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