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Kathleen M. Sullivan

Kathleen M. Sullivan

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

New York, NY, USA


Kathleen M. Sullivan is partner and chair of the national appellate practice at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, the nation’s largest law firm devoted solely to business litigation.  Before joining the firm in 2005, she served as Dean of Stanford Law School and taught a generation of students constitutional law as Professor of Law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. The first woman dean of any school at Stanford, she is also the first (and still the only) woman name partner at any AmLaw 100 firm.

Widely recognized as one of the nation’s most preeminent appellate litigators, Ms. Sullivan handles appeals and motions in a wide range of business litigation matters. She has argued eleven times in the US Supreme Court and numerous times  in the US Courts of Appeals, US district courts, and state appellate courts.  Meanwhile she continues to lecture and write on constitutional issues and to co-author the classic casebook Constitutional Law and its related casebook First Amendment Law.

Ms. Sullivan holds a B.A. from Cornell University, where she was a College Scholar and a Telluride Scholar, an M.A. from Oxford University, which she attended as a Marshall Scholar, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she won the Ames Moot Court competition.  She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.  And she has been named to numerous honors, including repeat appearances on The National Law Journal’s list of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America.

Kathleen M. Sullivan is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment First Amendment Jurisprudence - Communications Law in the Digital Age 2018, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio First Amendment Jurisprudence - First Amendment Jurisprudence, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg First Amendment Jurisprudence - First Amendment Jurisprudence, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Communications Law in the Digital Age 2018, Friday, November 16, 2018, New York, NY
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