PA Superior Court
Megan Sullivan is a veteran litigator with twenty years of legal experience as both a criminal prosecutor and civil attorney. Over the course of her career, Sullivan developed substantial trial and legal experience as a Prosecutor in the Chester County District Attorney’s office, as a Deputy Attorney General in the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, a litigation attorney in private practice, and general counsel for a state university. Sullivan’s extensive background in both criminal and civil litigation, which includes arguing cases before both the Commonwealth and Superior Courts, provides her with a breadth of knowledge that makes her well prepared for an appellate court position.
As a prosecutor for more than 12 years, Sullivan proved to be a fierce advocate for victims and the citizens of the Commonwealth. She worked for nearly a decade as an Assistant District Attorney in Chester County from 2002 to 2012. In 2017, Sullivan became a PA Deputy Attorney General where she worked to protect taxpayer dollars through her investigation and prosecution of claims of insurance fraud committed by individuals and corporations in every industry throughout the state. She also spent an extensive period of time in the appeals unit, drafting briefs and arguing appeals before the Superior Court. Through her experience in both the state Attorney General’s Office and the District Attorney’s Office, she has handled all aspects of criminal prosecutions and prosecuted an extensive range of crimes, ranging from child abuse to white collar fraud.
In addition to her experience as a criminal prosecutor, Sullivan served as assistant general counsel to West Chester University, negotiating contracts, litigating labor arbitrations, and advising university departments on federal and state regulatory and higher education laws, as well as other legal matters. She also spent several years in private practice representing businesses, municipalities, and educational institutions in a range of civil litigation. Her work included defending the Commonwealth and various municipalities on legal matters including employment complaints, civil claims, and insurance defense.