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Allison P. Sullivan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Columbia, SC

Bluestein Thompson Sullivan LLC
1614 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-721-8498
Fax: 803-771-8997
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013, 2015 - 2018
Licensed in South Carolina Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Military/Veterans Law, Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Allison P. Sullivan, a partner at Bluestein Thompson Sullivan, LLC, in Columbia, South Carolina, has more than 16 years of experience fighting for the rights of those who have been hurt due to another person’s negligence and carelessness. She represents clients with personal injury matters, including: 

  • Workers’ compensation
  • Wrongful death
  • Medical malpractice 
  • Veterans benefits 
  • Social Security
  • Motorcycle wrecks 
  • Tractor-trailer wrecks 
  • Whistleblower lawsuits

Ms. Sullivan is a political science graduate from the Furman University and is an honor student. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law and is admitted to practice in the state of South Carolina. 

Having obtained several favorable multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts for her clients, Ms. Sullivan is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. She is a fierce and tireless advocate for her clients with an unwavering commitment to their best interests. 

An active affiliate with associations in the legal arena, Ms. Sullivan is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Association for Justice, the Injured Workers’ Advocates, the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association and the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court. 

Ms. Sullivan believes in giving back to her community and has served as chair of the Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board and was a member of the Leadership Columbia Advisory Board. She also served on the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and was actively involved in Special Olympics South Carolina.

Recognized for her outstanding legal work, Ms. Sullivan is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including being named to the list of The Best Lawyers in America and the Columbia Business Monthly Legal Elite of the Midlands. She has received the highest peer-review rating, AV Preeminent*, through Martindale-Hubbell and has a 10 out of 10 rating on Avvo.

Additionally, Ms. Sullivan is the president of the Injured Workers’ Advocates Executive Committee and the treasurer of the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court. She was the recipient of the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law award and the South Carolina Bar’s Young Lawyers Division President’s Award.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Military/Veterans Law
  • 20%Social Security Disability
  • 20%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Veteran's Benefits

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2013, 2015 - 2018

About Allison P. Sullivan

First Admitted: 2005, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://bluesteinattorneys.com/meet-our-attorneys/allison-su...

Honors/Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • SC Bar Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter, 2011-2015 
  • South Carolina Young Lawyers Division iCivics Committee, Past Chair
  • SC Bar Future of the Profession Committee, Past Co-Chair
  • South Carolina Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Committee, Past Co-Chair
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court, Treasurer
  • Injured Workers’ Advocates Executive Committee, President
  • SC Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law award, 2014
  • SC Bar YLD President’s Award, 2013 and 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent
  • American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 under 40 Litigation Lawyers in South Carolina, 2014-2015
  • SC Bar Young Lawyer of the Year, 2014
  • Columbia Business Monthly Legal Elite of the Midlands, 2016-2017
  • Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition, 2013, 2015-2017
  • SC Bar Young Lawyer of the Year, 2014
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Best Lawyers in Columbia, Workers Compensation (Claimants), Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in Columbia, Workers Compensation (Claimants), Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • SC Bar Young Lawyers Division President's Award, 2013
  • 2018 Columbia Legal Elite, Workers Compensation, Columbia Business Monthly, 2018
  • SC Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law, 2014
  • SC Bar Young Lawyers Division, President's Award, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in Columbia, Workers Compensation (Claimants), Best Lawyers in America, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Injured Workers’ Advocates
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Chair, Leadership Columbia Alumni Association, 2015
  • President of Injured Workers Advocates, 2018
  • Leadership Columbia Class of 2013
  • Co-Chair of South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Committee, 2014
  • Injured Workers Advocates, Vice-President, 2017
  • Injured Workers Advocates, President, 2017
  • Injured Workers Advocates Executive Committee, 2015
  • Co-Chair of South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Committee, 2013
  • Injured Workers Advocates Executive Committee, 2014
  • Co-Chair of South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Committee, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Leadership Columbia Class of 2013 
  • Special Olympics South Carolina
  • Columbia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2015-2016
  • Chair, 2015-2016 Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board
  • Leadership Columbia Advisory Board, 2015-2016

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified South Carolina State and Federal Court Mediator

Educational Background

  • Furman University, B.A. Political Science, Cum Laude, 2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Briefcase Lawyer: Essential Information for Every Practitioner, Contributing Author, Workers Compensation, South Carolina Bar, 2011
  • Law School for Non-Lawyers, Contributing Author, Workers' Compensation, South Carolina Bar, 2009
  • The Law of Workers Compensation Insurance in South Carolina (6th Edition), Contributing Author, South Carolina Bar, 2012
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Office Location for Allison P. Sullivan

1614 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-721-8498

Fax: 803-771-8997

Last Updated: 6/2/2022

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