Timothy J Sullivan Jr. (Tim)

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Timothy Sullivan

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Timothy Sullivan is an associate in the Business Litigation practice group at King & Spalding.  He also has experience in congressional investigations and international arbitration.  

Mr. Sullivan received his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School in 2009, where he was a member of the Jessup International Moot Court team.  He graduated from Loyola University of New Orleans in 2005 cum laude, with a B.A. in History and a minor in Latin American studies.  While an undergraduate, Mr. Sullivan spent a semester studying at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.  Prior to law school, Mr. Sullivan spent nearly a year in Santiago, Chile, working for a large law firm and taking courses in the MBA program at the Universidad de Chile.

Mr. Sullivan is fluent in Spanish. 

Representative Matters

  • Currently advising an applicant in the Department of Justice’s Corporate Leniency Program and assisting with the applicant’s internal investigation in connection with the leniency application.

  • Currently representing KPMG LLP in civil lawsuit in Georgia state court concerning fraud, malpractice, breach of contract, and RICO claims.

  • Currently representing Swiss mobile software manufacturer in an action in U.S. federal courts and UNCITRAL arbitration concerning contract and unfair competition claims relating to Java licensing.

  • Currently defending real estate developer in dispute concerning First Amendment claims related to Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • Representing leading pharmaceutical company in connection with a Congressional investigation into payments to healthcare advocacy organizations and physicians.

  • Representing engineering consulting company in connection with a Congressional investigation into Department of Energy grant award program.

  • Represented major oil & gas companies in UNCITRAL international arbitrations against South American and North African countries concerning violations of international obligations under bilateral investment treaties.

  • Represented Big Four accounting firm partner in the first contested PCAOB disciplinary proceeding.

Pro Bono Litigation

  • Served as counsel in a federal habeas death penalty proceeding, which culminated in a multi-day evidentiary hearing in federal district court.  The proceedings challenged our client’s capital murder conviction and death sentence in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  After federal appellate and district court habeas proceedings, the federal district court judge issued an opinion that vacated the conviction and death sentence of our client, finding that the Commonwealth violated fundamental obligations under Brady and Giglio.

  • Represented Air Force National Guard technical sergeant in Petition for Review before Physical Disability Board of Review (“PDBR”).  Following written submissions before the PDBR in support of his Petition, the Technical Sergeant’s rating was increased to 60%, and he was reclassified by the PDBR as medically retired with retroactive benefits to his severance date, as well as TRICARE medical coverage and other lifetime benefits.

  • Represented numerous taxpayers in proceedings in U.S. Tax Court,  in conjunction with law students from New York University Law School taxpayer clinic.

Maryland State Bar Association

J.D., University of Notre Dame
B.A., Loyola University New Orleans

District of Columbia