Eugene R. Sullivan II is the General Counsel for Strategic Affairs at Airborne Operations.
Mr. Sullivan comes from a family of military and public service. He co-founded and was the first General Counsel of the No Greater Sacrifice Foundation, a non-profit that provides college scholarships to the children of military members killed in action in the war against terrorism.
At the start of his career, Mr. Sullivan held multiple judicial clerkships in Europe and the United States. He held judicial clerkships in London with Master Michael McKenzie, Q.C. of the Royal Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) and with His Honor Judge Graham Boal, Q.C. of the Central Criminal Court (The Old Bailey). He also served a judicial clerkship with Chief Judge H.R. Mayer in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Sullivan’s also worked in the London office of a global law firm where he specialized in U.K. and U.S. intellectual property litigation. He has represented multinational entities in disputes relating to infringement of intellectual property rights, protection of confidential information and licensing.
In the United States, Mr. Sullivan was a litigator at Howrey, LLP in its International Trade and Intellectual Property Litigation Division. He specialized in patent litigation in U.S. district courts and before the International Trade Commission under Section 1337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.
In other roles, Mr. Sullivan represented businesses and individuals facing investigation by federal and state law enforcement authorities and provided counsel on compliance and control issues. He has served as counsel to a court-appointed monitor reviewing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance issues in the global operations of a Fortune 100 company. He has also conducted an internal investigation for an international governing body into allegations of bribery and corruption. He served on the investigative team of the independent, internal investigation of publicized allegations of sexual abuse at the facilities of a major university and the alleged failure of the university’s personnel to report such sexual abuse to appropriate police and government authorities.
Mr. Sullivan is a member of the New York and District of Columbia bars. Mr. Sullivan is a partner at Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP, in its Washington, D.C. Office.