Andrew G. Sullivan concentrates in intellectual property and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Sullivan has experience litigating in both state and federal court, representing individuals and corporations in disputes involving copyright and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, as well as business torts including unfair competition, fraud, tortious interference and breach of contract.
Mr. Sullivan served on a trial team that secured a $940 million jury verdict on behalf of a medical software company in a significant trade secret case, one of the largest trade secret verdicts in US history. Mr. Sullivan also served on a team that secured $130 million for an online real-estate website in a trade secret matter that settled on the first day of trial.
He also maintains an active pro bono practice, most recently obtaining a favorable settlement for pro bono clients in a class action lawsuit challenging a California city’s discriminatory housing ordinances. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California honored Mr. Sullivan and other lawyers from the firm with its 2018 Homeless Rights Advocacy Award for their work on the case.
Mr. Sullivan received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he served as a senior article editor of the Harvard Law and Policy Review. While in law school, Mr. Sullivan served as captain to one of four teams to advance to the semifinal round of the 2013 Ames Moot Court Competition. He also received the top award in the 2012 Williston Contract & Negotiation Competition. Mr. Sullivan graduated with honors from Harvard College in 2007.
Prior to law school, Mr. Sullivan worked as an Associate Producer of national primetime programming at ABC News. Mr. Sullivan is admitted to practice in California.