Fordham Law

Alumnus Christopher P. Sullivan '75 Elected Vice President in Two Bar Associations

August 24, 2012

Fordham Law alumnus Christopher P. Sullivan '75 has been elected Vice President of the Massachusetts Bar Association for its 2012–13 year, beginning on September 1. He was also recently elected by the Federal Bar Association to serve as Vice President for the First Circuit. As one of two vice presidents for the circuit, Sullivan will be responsible for chapters in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Puerto Rico. He is also ViceChristopher P. Sullivan '75 President of the New England Chapter of the Fordham Law Alumni Association.

Sullivan is a Partner of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP in Boston, where he concentrates on the civil jury trials of complex litigation matters such as financial and securities cases and intellectual property matters.

Sullivan has previously served as a Member-at-Large of the MBA's House of Delegates and as a Member of its Executive Management Board. He also sat on the Civil Litigation and Business Law section councils. Sullivan also serves as Tri-Chair of the Federal Practices and Procedures Committee.

In addition to his MBA involvement, Sullivan has served as President of the Massachusetts chapter of the Federal Bar Association (2010-2011) and is currently the FBA’s Vice President for the First Circuit. He has also served as an Instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
As an accomplished trial lawyer, Sullivan has been named a New England 'Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2004.

Sullivan graduated from the College of Holy Cross in Worcester in 1971, and he is currently an Executive Board Member of the Holy Cross Lawyers Association.