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Federal agency administrator , Lawyer

John J. Sullivan, American lawyer, former federal agency administrator.


Sullivan, John J. was born in 1959 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


Bachelor in History & Political Science, Brown University, 1981. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1985.


Law clerk to Honorary John Minor Wisdom United States Court Appeals (5th Circuit). Law clerk to Justice David H. Souter United States Supreme Court. Counselor to assistant attorney general Office Legal Counsel United States Department Justice, 1991.

Deputy general counsel George Heriot-Watt University Bush Re-Election Campaign, 1992. Partner Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, LLP, 1993—2004. Legal counsel, deputy general counsel United States Department Defense, Washington, 2004—2005.

General counsel United States Department Commerce, 2005—2008, deputy secretary, 2008—2009. Partner Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, since 2009.


Married Grace Rodriguez. 3 children.

Grace Rodriguez