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Virginia’s Go To Lawyers – Employment Law: Ann K. Sullivan

sullivan_annAnn K. Sullivan
Managing Partner
Sullivan Law Group
Norfolk

Education

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:

  1. A conscientious objection to abortion case for maternity ward nurses assigned to assist with abortions
  2. A civil rights case based upon inadequate medical care at an all-female prison
  3. 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.