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Ryan D. Sullivan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Sullivan Legal, PC
29 Farragut Rd, Suite E
Boston, MA 02127
Phone: 617-752-7621
Fax: 614-431-1456
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business, Bankruptcy: Business, Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate: Business, Bankruptcy: Consumer, Business/Corporate
Languages Spoken: English, Russian
Attorney Profile

Ryan D. Sullivan is the founder of Sullivan Legal. The firm is located in South Boston, Massachusetts, and he provides a variety of legal services to people and businesses throughout the greater metropolitan area. Mr. Sullivan majored in history and Russian language at Stonehill College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in 2000. He then enrolled at The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, and he participated in moot court activities before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2003.

A significant portion of Mr. Sullivan’s practice is devoted to bankruptcy matters, and in this regard, he has represented both individuals and companies that are seeking debt relief as well as secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 proceedings. For his creditor clients, he has prepared discharge objections and challenged the automatic stay, and he has assisted debtors with the preparation and submission of Chapter 13 repayment plans.

Mr. Sullivan’s practice also encompasses a variety of construction law matters. Much of this work involved the preparation and review of design and building contracts, and he has also handled change orders, mechanic’s liens, bond claims and collection litigation. Many of Mr. Sullivan’s clients are small home improvement contractors, and he provides them with advice and counsel on issues that are unique to them. He has also represented both buyers and sellers of residential real estate properties.

Mr. Sullivan is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Hampshire, Virginia and New York. He is additionally admitted to practice before several federal trial and appellate courts, including the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st and 4th Circuits.

Practice Areas
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20%Bankruptcy: Business
  • 20%Land Use/Zoning
  • 20%Real Estate: Business
  • 10%Bankruptcy: Consumer
  • 10%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Landlord/Tenant, Business Organizations


3 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018

About Ryan D. Sullivan

First Admitted: 2003, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012 - 2018

Educational Background

  • Stonehill College, B.A., Russian Studies and History, magna cum laude, 2000

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Virginia, 2003
  • District of Columbia, 2004
  • Maryland, 2004
  • Provisors
  • Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodelling Industry
  • USA 500 Clubs
  • ABA Forum on Construction Industry
  • National Association of Credit Managers
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of New Hampshire
  • U.S. District Court of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court of Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court of New Hampshire
  • U.S. District Court of Maryland
  • New York, 2016
  • New Hampshire, 2009
  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts, 2004
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Office Location for Ryan D. Sullivan

29 Farragut Rd
Suite E
Boston, MA 02127

Phone: 617-752-7621

Fax: 614-431-1456

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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