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Brian Patrick Sullivan


BRIAN PATRICK SULLIVAN has provided counsel and support to clients throughout Florida who have suffered serious injuries or lost loved ones because of the negligent, careless, or unlawful actions of others.  As a trial lawyer with extensive experience in insurance law and coverage issues, he has achieved substantial verdicts and settlements for claims arising from automobile accidents, defective and dangerous products, medical malpractice, and other personal injury and wrongful death tragedies.  

Mr. Sullivan was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, and attended St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, then the Massachusetts State University at Salem.  After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army Reserve, attaining the rank of Infantry Sergeant.  Following his discharge, he graduated from the Massachusetts School of Law at Andover and established a private firm that provided investigative services to attorneys and insurance companies in the Boston area.

In 1999, Mr. Sullivan relocated to Florida and joined Searcy Denney as a paralegal, where he continued to work while earning a juris doctorate, cum laude, in 2008 from the Shepard Broad Law Center at NOVA Southeastern University. He opened his own law firm, Sullivan Law, P.A., in West Palm Beach in 2015 and rejoined the attorneys at Searcy Denney in 2021.

Consistently earning top rankings and endorsements, Mr. Sullivan has been named one of Florida’s Outstanding Young Lawyers and recognized by Super Lawyers as a Florida Rising Star.  He was appointed to the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics in 2015 and to the Palm Beach County Bar Association Committee on Professionalism in 2017.  He continues to serve as a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Committee, where he is a past chairman, and has been a long-time active member of sections and committees with the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Florida Justice Association.

Mr. Sullivan is admitted by examination to the state bars of Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.  He is also admitted to the United States Court of Appeals 1st Circuit and 11th Circuit, and to the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

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