Luke's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including class action disputes, corporate arbitration, bankruptcy, criminal appeals, government investigations and white-collar defense. He has also assisted clients through internal and agency-based investigations, including civil actions involving the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Luke is active in Sullivan's various pro bono programs. He has assisted victims of domestic violence obtain abuse prevention orders by drafting and arguing motions in Massachusetts Superior Court. He also volunteers with the Boston Bar Association’s CORI Clinic, helping clients seal old criminal records. In conjunction with the Volunteer Lawyers Project, Luke has successfully appealed multiple denials of state unemployment benefits. Finally, Luke founded Sullivan’s collaborative partnership with the New England Innocence Project, through which he and a team of attorneys review criminal prosecutions to identify instances of wrongful conviction. As recognition for his exceptional pro bono service during the 2021 calendar year, Luke received a Pro Bono Honor Roll certificate from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

While at Boston College Law School, he was a staff writer and staff editor for the Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest and an active member of the Latin American Law Students Association. Luke also interned at the United States Attorney’s Office in Boston where he assisted the Affirmative Civil Enforcement unit. Luke received his B.A. in Mathematics and Political Science from Williams College in 2012.

Representative Client Work

  • Represents publicly traded company in commercial litigation involving multimillion dollar purchase agreements before the United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • Represents insurance company in dispute alleging unfair claims settlement practices following medical malpractice trial
  • Represents multinational corporation in officer severance dispute before United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Represented Connecticut attorney in SEC fraud civil litigation concerning Section 5 of the Securities Act of 1933
  • Represented LLC and its board of managers in AAA Arbitration defending plan (approved by majority of investors) to sell certain LLC assets
  • Represented family of African American child in action in United States District Court for the District of New Jersey against Catholic School, Parish, and Diocese for deliberate indifference to severe racial harassment against child by peers
  • Represented nonprofit organization advocating advancement of racial minorities in business through internal review of state and federal antidiscrimination laws

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Education

  • J.D., Boston College Law School
  • B.A., Williams College

Community Engagement

  • New England Innocence Project
  • Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association

Languages

  • Spanish

Awards & Honors

  • Pro Bono Honor Roll Certificate presented by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2021

Seminars & Presentations

Practices

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