James P. Sullivan

James P. Sullivan

General Counsel , Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Constitution • Federal Courts • Federalism • Federalism & Separation of Powers • Federalist Society • Law & Economics • Litigation • Second Amendment • Separation of Powers • State Courts • State Governments • Supreme Court

James P. Sullivan currently serves as the General Counsel at the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott.

Previously, Mr. Sullivan has served as Deputy General Counsel to the Governor, as Assistant Solicitor General of Texas, and as a law clerk to Judge Thomas B. Griffith on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in addition to stints as an adjunct professor at George Mason University and an appellate litigator in private practice.

He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Harvard Law Review, and of Rice University.


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