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Sullivan, Richard Joseph

Born 1964 in Manhasset, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 15, 2007, to a seat vacated by Michael B. Mukasey. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 2007, and received commission on August 1, 2007. Service terminated on October 25, 2018, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 7, 2018, to a seat vacated by Richard C. Wesley. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 2018, and received commission on October 17, 2018.

College of William and Mary, B.A., 1986
Yale Law School, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. David M. Ebel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1990-1991
Private practice, New York, 1991-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1994-2005
Deputy general counsel, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., New York City, 2005-2007
General counsel, Marsh, Inc., New York City, 2006-2007
Adjunct professor of law, Fordham University School of Law, 2008-2015
Adjunct professor of law, Columbia Law School, 2012-