James M. Sullivan

Partner

James Sullivan's primary practice focus is corporate restructuring and bankruptcy, distressed situations and complex commercial disputes. He brings a wealth of experience representing creditors' committees, corporate debtors, banks, secured and unsecured creditors, trustees and distressed investors in large Chapter 11 cases.

James has handled a range of cases for his clients in litigation, trial and mediation. On the transactional side, he counsels borrowers and lenders in matters involving corporate and acquisition financing. He also appears before numerous federal and state courts throughout the country on these matters.

James is honored with a listing in New York Super Lawyers® and is rated AV Preeminent™ in his field by Martindale-Hubbell. He is described by his clients as “a smart lawyer who understands business issues and is always on his clients' side.”

Prior to joining Windels Marx, he was a partner at the law firms of Moses & Singer, Arent Fox and McDermott Will & Emory.

He regularly authors and lectures on numerous topics concerning bankruptcy, and is an experienced pilot who enjoys skiing and scuba diving.

Presentations

  • "Retail Suppliers: Minimize Risk Pre-Bankruptcy; Maximize Recovery Post-Bankruptcy," Moses & Singer CLE Program, November 2011
Professional Affiliations
 
  • Registered Mediator, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, International Bar Association


James M. Sullivan

JAMES M. SULLIVAN
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New York, NY
T. 212.237.1170
F. 212.262.1215

PRACTICES
EDUCATION
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Boston College

ADMISSIONS
  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York