1733 Main Street
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569

[email protected]
Tel: 845 240 7308
Fax: 845 240 7309


Employment Law
Education Law
Civil Litigation
Criminal Litigation
Corporate Law
Real Estate


Eastern District of New York
Northern District of New York
New York
Southern District of New York


Florida State Bar Association
New York Magistrates Association
New York State Bar Association
National Association of College and University Attorneys
American Trial Lawyers Association
Town Justice, Town of Poughkeepsie Justice Court


Fordham University (1970)
Fordham Law School JD (1975)
New York University Law School, LLM (1982)

Paul O. Sullivan concentrates his practice on employment law, education law, corporate law, criminal law, real estate, estate planning and litigation.

In addition to being a member of the New York State Bar, Paul is admitted in the State of Florida. He is involved in all aspects of litigation in both state venues. Additionally, Paul is adept in handling estate and trust matters, including ancillary proceedings and litigation involving Will contests in both Florida and New York.

Paul represents many corporations and limited liability companies, guiding them through the process of formation;  and continuing counsel in all aspects. Further, he counsels employees and employers through various aspects of employment and labor matters, including employment contracts, severance agreements, and human resource disputes, working to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal labor and employment laws. Paul is dedicated to problem resolution, frequently solving employment matters through arbitration and/or mediation.

Paul O. Sullivan has extensive experience representing colleges and other academic institutions in disciplinary hearings, employment matters, tax-exemption issues, and trust litigation.

Notable Representations

  • Represents academic institutions in all areas involving compliance with state and federal laws. Successfully represented academic institutions in all aspects of litigation in both state and federal court.
  • Represents academic institutions in all aspects including academic affairs, human resources, regulatory compliance and grants.
  • Successfully litigated wills and trusts contested in both New York and Florida.