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Kimberly Sullivan

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Kimberly Sullivan’s litigation practice spans many areas and an array of clients, from individuals to national and international companies. Kimberly’s clients value her intuitive approach in recognizing the core goals of the litigation and formulating a strategy tailored to the client and the nature of the case.

Complex Tort/Professional Liability

Kimberly’s liability matters have included complex and catastrophic injury cases, asbestos personal injury claims, silica exposure claims, drug and chemical exposure claims, medical device claims, construction defect matters, and other product claims. Her professional liability practice has included the representation of hospitals and physicians in numerous medical malpractice actions. Throughout her career, Kimberly has worked with expert witnesses in a variety of fields, including many medical specialties, engineering, accident reconstruction, economics, vocational rehabilitation, life care planning, epidemiology, entomology, banking, foreign law, and various insurance specialties. She has also worked closely with professionals to conduct formal mock trials and professional witness training.

Employment

Kimberly’s employment practice includes advising management of compliance with a variety of employment laws as well as litigating employment suits. She has experience in matters including sex, age, disability and race discrimination claims, wage and hour issues, FMLA, unemployment claims, non-compete issues, executive employment and severance agreements, employee handbooks and EEOC proceedings. Kimberly has handled employment matters in federal and state courts and numerous agencies.

Insurance Coverage

Kimberly’s practice includes the representation of regional, national and international insurance carriers in a wide range of complex first- and third-party insurance coverage disputes. Her experience includes commercial property losses, builder’s risk, construction defect, general liability and casualty, pollution, boiler and machinery, products, professional liability, errors and omissions, asbestos, homeowner’s and other lines of insurance. Insurance coverage representation includes advising on claims, litigating declaratory judgment actions, preparing coverage opinions, conducting examinations under oath, arson and fraud investigations, and bad faith issues.

Commercial Litigation

Kimberly has represented individuals and corporate clients in commercial matters, including contract disputes, trademark issues, unfair competition issues, unfair debt collection matters and other general litigation. Her litigation practice also includes representation of property management firms and community associations in a variety of lawsuits and disputes.

Appellate

Kimberly has handled many appeals in state and federal courts throughout her career. Upon graduating from law school, she served a one-year clerkship in the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division.

Phone (704) 716-0878
Fax (704) 716-9578

 

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Education

J.D. Rutgers University School of Law-Camden, 1990, with honors

B.S., Accounting, University of Delaware, 1987

Admissions

Florida, 1997

North Carolina, 1996

Pennsylvania, 1990

New Jersey, 1990

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