Anthony (Tony) C. Sullivan, a partner in Barnes & Thornburg's Indianapolis office, concentrates on environmental law. His practice focuses primarily on air and water issues, but it also covers virtually all areas of environmental law, including solid waste issues, Superfund matters, underground storage tanks, and asbestos concerns.
Tony's practice generally involves litigation, counseling, and negotiation. In addition to appearing before federal courts, state courts, and administrative courts on behalf of his clients, he has participated in numerous negotiating sessions with governmental agencies, taking the lead role in finding creative solutions to satisfy all the parties concerned.
Tony has spoken extensively about environmental law and has published a variety of articles. He regularly speaks on environmental law at various seminars, typically discussing issues related to the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act. He frequently publishes articles on environmental law, and he participated extensively in developing a chapter describing environmental law in Indiana which was included in Matthew Bender's treatise entitled the Environmental Law Practice Guide. Tony has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in environmental law. He has also been recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2015.
Tony received his B.S. from Purdue University in 1979. In 1989, he received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, where he was an associate member of the Indiana Law Journal.
Tony is an active member in the Indiana State Bar Association Environmental Law Section, the Indianapolis Bar Association Environmental Law Section, the environment sections of the Indiana Manufacturers Association and Indiana Chamber of Commerce. He is admitted to practice in the state of Indiana, U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the 7th Circuit.