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Shawn N. Sullivan
USC Gould School of Law

Shawn N. Sullivan

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 28, 2019




Shawn N. Sullivan is a Washington, D.C.-based attorney and international legal consultant, an arbitrator and general counsel to the International Life Sciences Institute. Previously, he was a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Judge George Arceneaux, an associate with Crowell & Moring, LLP, a partner with Bradley Arant Rose & White, LLP, and intellectual property counsel for CIMMYT International.

Sullivan received an LLM degree from Cambridge University, an LLM in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University, and BA and JD degrees from the University of Mississippi. He also teaches courses in intellectual property law at Queen Mary University of London. 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Bloomberg Government
June 22, 2022
Re: Franita Tolson

Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Robin Craig
March, 2022

"Saltwater Sovereignty: Tribal Marine Management Authority Along the Pacific Coast.” Online Environmental Law Workshop. University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD.

Daniel Klerman
March, 2022

“Comment on Choi, Erickson, & Pritchard, ‘Coalitions among Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Securities Class Actions’,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Virtual, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Robin Craig
March, 2022

“Who’s on First? The Mind-Blowing Attempt to Conceptualize Deference in the Midst of Decision Delays and Agency Repeals,” J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium for the George Washington University School of Law, Virtual, Washington, D.C.