Angela Gomes Named a 'Most Influential Black Lawyer’ by Savoy Magazine

Press Release
February 17, 2022

Boston, MA – Sullivan & Worcester is pleased to announce that Boston-based partner Angela Gomes has been named to the “Savoy 2022 Most Influential Black Lawyers” list of honorees. Savoy magazine, the leading African American business magazine, annually recognizes exceptional legal achievements and leadership by Black lawyers who are partners at national law firms or corporate counsel of global corporations. Prior honorees include Eric Holder, Jr., former Attorney General of the United States; Dennis Archer, the first Black president of the American Bar Association; and Jeh Charles Johnson, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security.

“Angela's legal acumen and talents are well-known to us and we’re so pleased that she’s being recognized for her outstanding work on behalf of clients,” said Joel Carpenter, Sullivan’s managing partner. “She’s a leader within the firm and the broader legal community. We’re proud to call her our partner and thrilled for her continued success.”

Angela is co-leader of the Sullivan & Worcester REIT practice group where she focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, in addition to handling general corporate matters.  She is also co-chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee. In 2017, she was named one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s Top Women of Law, and in 2015 she was named one of Ten Outstanding Young Leaders by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. She earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law and her B.A. from Boston University.

Also featured in the same issue of Savoy was the article, "The Secret to Success for Diverse Attorneys: Work Allocation," which she co-wrote with Sullivan's Chief Marketing & Talent Officer, Ojen Sirin.

Read Angela's featured profile here.

About Savoy magazine
Savoy magazine is a national publication covering the power, substance and style of African American lifestyle. From entertainment to sports, business to politics, design to style, Savoy is a cultural catalyst for the African American community that showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about Black culture. Savoy is published quarterly and distributed via subscriptions and newsstands worldwide.

About Sullivan
Sullivan & Worcester (Sullivan) is a leading AmLaw 200 law firm. With over 200 attorneys in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC, they guide organizations that are rewriting the rules. Sullivan’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses, rely on Sullivan’s strategic vision, comfort with complexity and intense focus on results. As a global law firm, Sullivan’s reach extends beyond the United States. Sullivan has represented clients around the world and has a deep bench for working on a variety of matters and issues affecting clients globally.

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