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Katherine J. Sullivan

P.O. Box 1155
300 Delaware Ave., Suite 1110
Wilmington, Delaware 19801


Communication Center
Phone: (302) 252-0090
E-mail: kjs@wlekn.com
Fax: (302) 252-0099


Ms. Sullivan is an associate with the Firm. Her current practice concentrates on the defense of products liability, medical malpractice and general liability claims. Ms. Sullivan has extensive experience defending individuals, corporations and their carriers against a wide range of complex litigation claims, including those arising out of toxic tort, premises liability, professional and medical negligence, construction site liability and products liability. Ms. Sullivan has also served as national coordinating counsel for an international energy client, managing its personal injury claims portfolio, as well as regional coordinating counsel for a national manufacturing client, overseeing its toxic tort portfolio in the northeast region of the United States. In addition to representing her clients, Ms. Sullivan has served as a court-certified arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. She volunteers as a guardian ad litem for the Delaware Office of the Child Advocate, representing Delaware youths in cases of neglect.

Ms. Sullivan clerked as an Assistant Deputy Attorney General for the Delaware Department of Justice and interned with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. She also served as a law clerk for the Honorable James Murray Lynn of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Ms. Sullivan is licensed to practice law in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is a member of the Delaware Bar Association.


Current Employment Position(s):

Associate


Bar Admissions:

Bar Admissions:

Pennsylvania, 2007

New Jersey, 2008

Delaware, 2014

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2008

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2009

U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 2017


Professional Associations and Memberships:

Delaware State Bar Association


Education:

J.D., Temple University, Beasley School of Law (Philadelphia, PA) 2007
• Distinguished performance in Integrated Trial Advocacy I
• Distinguished performance in Integrated Trial Advocacy II

B.A., cum laude, Villanova University (Villanova, PA) 2002
Major: English Literature
Major: English


Volunteer Positions:

Volunteer Child Advocate, Delaware Office of the Child Advocate, 2014 – present


Publications:

Sullivan, Katherine J. (2012). Pennsylvania. L. Blain & D. Duddy, Eds. Damages Recoverable in a Minor’s Personal Injury Action & Wrongful Death Claim.

Sullivan, Katherine J. (2012). Hawaii. L. Blain & D. Duddy, Eds. Damages Recoverable in a Minor’s Personal Injury Action & Wrongful Death Claim.