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Sullivan PC is a leading firm of New York construction and environmental litigation, government enforcement and licensing lawyers. The firm’s reputation is for New York construction lawyers who provide intelligent and sophisticated counsel developing practical solutions, and knowledgeable, assertive litigators achieving practical results for clients. The work of the attorneys in the firm has been recognized by the industry, resulting in a quality of client base that is akin to one of the larger firms in the metropolitan region.
In addition to its practice as New York construction and environmental litigation attorneys, Sullivan PC has been fortunate to develop a reputation as some of the more sophisticated attorneys representing industries faced with complex New York government regulatory enforcement and licensing problems. The firm has recently been asked to lead the New York construction industry in its response to new environmental aggregate regulations proposed in 2017 by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The firm has represented the trucking industry in a challenge to overweight limitations on the region’s bridges. The firm has been environmental counsel to leading trade associations. Attorneys at the firm are regularly asked by public entities to provide drafts of proposed regulations in areas such as integrity regulation, environmental regulation of aggregate, and intermodal transportation of solid waste.

The accomplishments of the firm’s lawyers range from:

  • being asked to lead the New York construction industry in its response to new environmental regulations proposed in 2017 by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation;
  • the most successful track record representing companies seeking payment for work at the World Trade Center disaster;
  • the dismissal of the first environmental criminal prosecutions brought by Robert Kennedy, Jr. and the Brooklyn DA;
  • the representation of the region’s heavy trucking industry in persuading the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to maintain access to the Throgs Neck Bridge;
  • persuading one of the largest NYC construction unions to permit some of its work in NYC to be done by non-NYC unions;
  • achieving the most seminal decision in liquor licensing in recent years preventing the closure of wineries;
  • obtaining the written promise of a national labor union to not pursue double breasting or withholding liability.
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