Angela is co-leader of Sullivan’s REITs Practice Group. She focuses on corporate finance and securities regulation, in addition to handling general corporate matters and mergers and acquisitions. She advises clients, including public companies, on a broad range of corporate and securities matters, including securities law compliance, disclosure and periodic reporting, and corporate governance matters. Angela also advises a number of nonprofit organizations on general corporate law matters, as well as state and federal tax-exempt status.

In 2017, Angela was named as one of Massachusetts Lawyers’ Weekly’s Top Women of Law, and in 2015 she also was named as one of Ten Outstanding Young Leaders by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. While attending Boston University School of Law, she was an active member of the Black Law Students Association, serving as vice president and president during her second and third years, respectively. She also served as an articles editor for the Journal of Science and Technology Law. In April 2010, the Boston University School of Law Black Law Students Association awarded Angela its Young Alumni Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the legal community, including the students of the BU BLSA. In April 2014, Boston University School of Law awarded Ms. Gomes its Alumni Pro Bono Award in appreciation of her commitment to pro bono work. Angela served as president of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association from April 2015 to April 2016. She also serves on the board of directors of a number of nonprofit organizations.

Angela is co-chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

Representative Client Work

  • $800 million public senior note offering in the hotel REIT industry
  • $350 million senior notes issuer tender offer in the hotel REIT industry
  • $1 billion public senior note offering in the healthcare REIT industry

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law
  • B.A., Boston University

Community Engagement

  • Boston Bar Foundation, Trustee (2021-2022)
  • The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's Amicus Advisory Board
  • The Partnership’s Next Generation Executive Program, Class of 2021
  • Past President, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (2015-2016)

Awards & Honors

  • Savoy Magazine, Most Influential Black Lawyers List (2022)
  • Recipient, Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys’ Ida B. Wells Award (2022)
  • The Legal 500 U.S. (2020, 2022)
  • Rising Star, Minority Corporate Counsel Association (2019)
  • "Top Women of Law," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2017)
  • One of Ten Outstanding Young Leaders by the Boston Chamber of Commerce (2015)
  • Boston University School of Law Alumni Pro Bono Award (2014)

Seminars & Presentations



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