Brendan V. Sullivan Jr. Named Lawyer of The Year by the Bar Association of the District of Columbia

December 2022

The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“BADC”) honored Partner Brendan V. Sullivan Jr. as the 2022 BADC Lawyer of the Year at the organization’s Annual Gala held on December 3, 2022, in Washington, DC. The Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s “Lawyer of the Year” award was established in 1950.  It is the highest honor that the BADC can bestow on a member of the legal profession. It honors a practicing attorney who has made an outstanding contribution to the law, access to justice, and/or the state of the profession. The award requires a majority vote of the BADC’s Executive Committee and the full Board of Directors. The vote on Mr. Sullivan’s Lawyer of the Year Award was unanimous.

With 50 years of litigation experience in federal and state courts throughout the country, Brendan Sullivan is recognized nationally as one of the best known and most able trial lawyers in America, with an extraordinary record of successes. His peers and the media have repeatedly recognized Brendan as one of today's most respected trial lawyers. His principal areas of practice include all types of complex commercial litigation, including securities, antitrust, banking, RICO, and license disputes; the defense of major law firms in malpractice cases and the defense of accounting firms; products liability and mass tort; will contests; as well as high-profile criminal litigation.


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