Anthony C. "Tony" Sullivan

Anthony C. "Tony" Sullivan


Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Recognized since 2008

Indianapolis, Indiana

Practice Areas

Environmental Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Environmental Law
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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.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 11 South Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-3535

Education

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D. , graduated 1989
  • Purdue University, B.S., graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, Indiana Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Environmental Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Environmental Law, Indianapolis (2011)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Environmental Law

Special Focus

  • Clean Air Act

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