Awards & Recognition

Diane Sullivan Named Among the Top 10 Women Litigators in the U.S.

— Benchmark Litigation 2012
Diane Sullivan was featured as one of the Top 10 Women Litigators in the US by Benchmark Litigation's inaugural edition of the Top 250 Women in Litigation. Benchmark noted her “solid track record of high-stakes jury verdict wins in class actions, consumer fraud and liability cases” and described her as “among the best product liability lawyers anywhere.” In particular, the publication highlighted her successful defense of Philip Morris in a $455 million lawsuit filed by the city of St. Louis and 37 hospitals, which alleged defective design of the tobacco company's cigarettes and sought damages associated with patients' healthcare costs. The guide also discussed, among her other notable cases, Ms. Sullivan's defense verdict for AstraZeneca in a lawsuit regarding the anti-psychotic drug Seroquel, and her victories for Merck in litigation regarding the drug Vioxx.