Scott Sullivan

Scott Sullivan

Scott Sullivan is the Harvey A. Peltier, Sr. Professor of Law at the Louisiana State University Law Center  and has served as Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Texas School of Law where he co-founded the National Security & Human Rights Program and Clinic. Prior to academia, Professor Sullivan practiced law in New York and Chicago at Latham & Watkins LLP and Allen & Overy LLP where he advised businesses on international and U.S. sanctions programs, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance, and other regulatory regimes incorporating international or foreign law. International media including the New York Times and NPR have featured his work representing individuals detained at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay and leading investigations into medical ethics violations under post-9/11 counterterrorism detention policy.

Professor Sullivan holds a J.D. from University of Chicago School of Law and was awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship to the European University Institute where he received a LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Law. Follow him on Twitter at @smsullivan_.