Cary Sullivan is a trial lawyer with in-depth experience in consumer class cases, trade secrets, products liability, and data management.
Cary has 17 years of experience representing public and private companies and individuals in the financial, technology, payment processing, pharmaceutical, health care, spirits, construction, manufacturing, and energy industries. He has advised boards in derivative litigation and internal investigations and has represented directors and officers in a variety of related proceedings. Recently, Cary defended the California Superior Court in a federal trial against First Amendment claims brought by a press organization. He also recently defended a spirits company in a six-week jury trial against complex contract-related claims. In addition, Cary has defeated numerous nationwide consumer class actions and federal racketeering cases.
Cary is frequently asked to speak or write about developments in the consumer class context, particularly regarding the enforceability of arbitration provisions. He is a member of the Firm's Recruiting Committee and is the New Lawyers Group coordinator for the Irvine Office.
- University of San Diego (J.D. 2003); Oregon State University (B.A. in Psychology cum laude 1997)
- Named a Southern California "Rising Star" by Los Angeles magazine
- Extern to the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2003)