Ann K. Sullivan
Sullivan Law Group
BA, College of William & Mary
JD, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Signature case or representation:
Representing a hearing-impaired plaintiff in her ADA claim against the U.S. Navy for a free video phone. The case established the concept of joint employment with a government contractor.
Other important cases:
- A conscientious objection to abortion case for maternity ward nurses assigned to assist with abortions
- A civil rights case based upon inadequate medical care at an all-female prison
- Defense of a class action age discrimination claim
Working with clients:
Clarify their goals in the initial interview and write them down!
Best career advice:
Practice the type of law that brings you the most satisfaction and remember the client always is the most important person in the equation.
Outlook for 2021:
Joint employer concepts will expand.