Barry Sullivan is a Chicago lawyer and, as of July 1, 2009, the Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He used to be a litigation partner at Jenner & Block LLP, where he was also a member of the Appellate and Supreme Court and the Labor and Employment Practices.

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  • Barry Sullivan is a Chicago lawyer and, as of July 1, 2009, the Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He used to be a litigation partner at Jenner & Block LLP, where he was also a member of the Appellate and Supreme Court and the Labor and Employment Practices. Sullivan has litigated cases at all levels of the state and federal courts. He also has counseled clients, including governmental agencies, colleges and universities, and other not-for-profit organizations, as well as corporations, on a wide variety of constitutional, administrative and private law issues. Appellate and Supreme Court practice has been a special focus of Sullivan’s practice throughout his career. He has briefed and argued cases in the United States Supreme Court and in state and federal appellate courts throughout the United States. His cases have involved a wide range of areas, including labor, corporate and education law. Sullivan has had a varied legal career. In addition to private practice, he has worked in the government and has been involved in university teaching and administration. During 1980 and 1981, Sullivan served as an assistant to the solicitor general of the United States, in which capacity he argued several cases in the United States Supreme Court. Beginning in 1994, Sullivan served for five years as dean of the Washington and Lee University School of Law. In 1998-99, he also served as vice president of the university. He has been a visiting professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law, a Fulbright professor of law at the University of Warsaw and a visiting law fellow of the University of London. He has taught part-time at the University of Warsaw and at the University of Chicago, where he is Senior Lecturer in the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies. He gave the Jessica Swift Lecture in Constitutional Law at Middlebury College (1991), the Rufus Monroe and Sophie Payne Lecture at the University of Missouri (2003), and the Charles L. Ihlenfeld Lecture on Public Policy and Ethics at West Virginia University (2005). His professional publications, primarily in the areas of administrative and constitutional law, employment law, appellate practice and the legal profession, have appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the Dublin University Law Journal, Law and Contemporary Problems, the Northwestern Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, Legal Ethics, the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, the Warsaw University Law Review, and the University of Chicago Law Review, among others. He serves on the editorial board of the Dublin University Law Journal and has previously been a guest editor for Law and Contemporary Problems and Human Rights. Sullivan has long been active in professional and community service. He was elected to membership in the American Law Institute in 1983 and served on the members’ consultative groups for the restatements of the Law Governing Lawyers and Agency. He serves on the members’ consultative group for the restatement of Employment Law. Sullivan has also been active in the American Bar Association: he served as chair of the ABA Coordinating Committee on AIDS (1988–94), as a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Amicus Curiae Briefs (1990–97, 2004–07) and as a member of the Council of the Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities (1993–98). He serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Professional Discipline and as a member of the Council of the Section of Legal Education. He also serves as chair of the Finance Committee for the Section of Legal Education. He was chair of the Section's Committee on Professionalism (1999–2000) and a member of the Law School Accreditation Standards Review Committee (2002–2005). Sullivan also has served as chair of the section on education of lawyers of the Virginia State Bar (1998–99). In 1995-96, he was a consultant to the government of Ireland’s commission on the status of people with disabilities. Sullivan is a member of the visiting committee to the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies of the University of Chicago, of the Advisory Board of the International Human Rights Institute of DePaul University, and of the National Advisory Board of the Center for Religion, the Professions and the Public at the University of Missouri, and of the Board of Visitors of Southern Illinois University School of Law. He is a member of the Fellows of Phi Beta Kappa and of the American Bar Foundation. He was a trustee of Catholic Theological Union from 1993 to 2003, a member of the visiting committee to the University of Chicago Divinity School from 1987 to 2001, and a member of the board of the University of Chicago’s Court Theatre from 2003 to 2005. Sullivan is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Middlebury College, where he studied under Professor Murray Dry and received his A.B. degree with high honors in philosophy and political science in 1970. He graduated in 1974 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was a national honor scholar and associate editor of the Law Review. Following graduation, Sullivan served as a law clerk for Judge John Minor Wisdom of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans. He joined the Jenner & Block in 1975 and became a partner in 1981. (en)
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