Paul M. Sullivan Jr.

Attorney at Law

He hails from Boston, MA, where he graduated from Boston College High School before entering

the Jesuit Order in 1961. While a Scholastic he received an A.B. degree in Classics from Boston College

and a degree in philosophy, a licentiate, from Berchmanskolleg, Pullach, Germany. He taught German

at Fairfield Preparatory School in Connecticut and at Boston Latin School before enrolling in Northeastern University School of Law, receiving a J.D. degree in 1976.

 

Mr. Sullivan represents individual ERISA benefit claimants. He also advises attorneys and acts as

co-counsel in state and federal courts regarding ERISA benefit matters.

Selected Resume

EDUCATION

J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1976

 

A.B., Boston College, 1967

 

Licentiate in Philosophy, Philosophische Fakultaet Berchmanskolleg, Pullach b. Muenchen, Germany, 1968

BAR ADMISSIONS


Florida, 1976

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1977

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1993

U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1997

U.S. Supreme Court, 1997

PUBLISHED WORKS

 

"A Project Doomed to Failure" The End of an Era for ERISA Preemption, The Checkoff, a publication of The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Section, June, 1997

 

"Are We There Yet?" Removal Jurisdiction in ERISA Cases, The Palm Beach County Bar Bulletin, January, 1998

 

"Out of the Labyrinth and Into The Light?" Remand in ERISA Benefits Cases, The Palm Beach County Bar Bulletin, January, 1998

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

The Florida Bar

 

Federal Bar Association, Palm Beach County Chapter, 2005 President

 

Federal Bar Association, Palm Beach County Chapter, 2004 Treasurer

 

Federal Bar Association, Palm Beach County Chapter, 2003 National Delegate

 

Palm Beach County Bar Association

CLASSES TAUGHT

 

The Latest Case Law on ERISA Preemption, American Conference Institute, Litigating Disability Insurance Claims Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004

 

ERISA Preemption, American Conference Institute, Litigating Disability Insurance Claims Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 2003

 

Introduction to ERISA Benefit Claims, Palm Beach County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1998

 

Claims for Group Disability, Health and Life Insurance Benefits under ERISA-Covered Employee Welfare Benefit Plans, Lorman Education Services, Florida Insurance Law, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1998

 

ERISA's Anti-discrimination Provision, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Wrongful Discharge seminar, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1998

 

ERISA/ Introduction and Overview, In-house law firm presentation, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1998

 

 

LANGUAGES

 

German

French