Sullivan & Worcester Welcomes First-Year Associates

Press Release
November 8, 2022

Boston, MA - Sullivan is pleased to welcome seven First-Year Associates to the firm. The lawyers will be located in our Boston and New York offices.

Pratishtha Date
Prati received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Northeastern University Law Review and a member of its Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee. She graduated with an MBA from Northeastern University and concentrated in finance and leading people and organizations. While earning her MBA, Prati served as the Chief Compliance Officer of the 360 Huntington Fund, a student-run mutual fund. During law school, Prati served as a judicial intern for Judge Peter Krupp, Massachusetts Superior Court and for Justice David Lowy, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Previously, Prati was a Teach for America corps member in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she taught kindergarten while earning her Master’s in Education.

Laura Christeson
Laura earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where she served as the Managing Editor of Boston University Law Review and was active in the Public Interest Project as well as the Energy and Environmental Law Society. While in law school, Laura worked with the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Animal Welfare Institute.

Rosa Kim
Rosa received her J.D. from Boston College Law School, where she served as President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and led various DEI initiatives. During law school, Rosa was a regular contributor to the BC Law Impact Blog and was active in the affinity group LAHANAS. She was selected by the Boston Bar Association as its DEI Fellow.

Connie Lee
Connie received her J.D. from Boston College Law School, where she served as a BC Law Ambassador and was active in several student organizations, including the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, the Women’s Law Center and the LAHANAS Affinity Group. She was also a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team.

Brooke Matherson
Brooke received her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was active in the Startup Society, Women in Tech Law and the Intellectual Property Law Society. Prior to law school, Brooke earned her B.A. in Biology and Applied Psychology and Human Development from Boston College.

Louisa O'Kelly
Louisa earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law where she served on the Journal of Science and Technology Law. While in law school, she worked as a legal extern for the Honorable Justice Elspeth Cypher of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial court. She also competed in the Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition.

Nicole Trotman
Nicole received her J.D. from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where she was an Executive Board Member and Attorney General for the Black Law Student Association, Associate Staff for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Law Journal and the recipient of the Linda Carmody-Roberts Endowed Scholarship in Trusts & Estates/Elder Law. She is also a member of the New York City Bar Association and has joined their chorus as a soprano singer.

Prior to law school, Nicole earned a Master of Studies in Law with Concentration in Corporate Compliance from Fordham University School of Law, as well as her Bachelor of Arts in International Political Economy from Fordham University. Nicole additionally brings nearly two decades of legal experience, including 13 years as a paralegal in Sullivan’s Trusts and Estates Group in New York.

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. 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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