Hon. Richard Sullivan
Adjunct Professor of Law

United States District Court - Southern District of New York
500 Pearl Street
Room 615
New York,  New York  10007
Email: richard_sullivan@nysd.uscourts.gov
Telephone: 212.805.0264

Job Experience

Richard Sullivan was appointed United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York in July 2007 and entered on duty on August 6, 2007. Prior to becoming a judge, he served as the General Counsel and Managing Director of Marsh Inc., the world's leading risk and insurance services firm, with a work force of more than 25,000 employees in over 100 countries. From 1994 to 2005, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he was Chief of the International Narcotics Trafficking Unit and Director of the New York/New Jersey Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. In 2003, he was awarded the Henry L. Stimson Medal from the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. In 1998, he was named the Federal Law Enforcement Association's Prosecutor of the Year. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, he was a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York and a law clerk to the Honorable David M. Ebel of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and the College of William & Mary.


Yale Law School
College of William & Mary