Sullivan Partner Darwin Conner Named to Inaugural "Nation's Best" List by Lawyers of Color

Sullivan Press Release
July 1, 2019

Boston and New York - The international law firm Sullivan (formerly known as Sullivan & Worcester) is pleased to announce that Darwin L. Conner, a Corporate partner in the firm’s New York City office, has been named to the Lawyers of Color’s inaugural "Nation’s Best" list. The list recognizes law firm partners and senior-level in-house corporate counsel who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Darwin is a former Leadership Council of Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow, was a member of the LCLD Executive Committee, and is a member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) and of the New York City Bar Association.

"It's no surprise that Darwin would be named to the first 'Nation's Best' list," said Joel Carpenter, Managing Partner of Sullivan. "Darwin is not only a talented and smart lawyer, he's also dedicated to improving our profession through his participation in programs that highlight the continued need for greater diversity in our ranks."

Lawyers of Color's selection committee chose attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. One hundred attorneys were selected from around the nation. Lawyers of Color is a nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities.

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