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Richard C. "Rip" Sullivan Jr.

Member From: September 12, 2014 - Present

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  • Birth Date: 1959 Birth Place:New York, NY
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Elizabeth C.
  • Children: Corey, Ryan, Jack, and Joe
  • Religion:
  • Education: Amherst College, MA (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1981)
    University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1987)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Virginia State Bar
    District of Columbia Bar
    U.S. Supreme Court Bar
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Bar
    VSB/VBA Joint Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution (former chair and member)
    Virginia State Bar, Council (two terms), Access to Justice Committee (former member), Funding Alternatives and Awards subcommittees (former chairman), Task Force on Emergency Legal Services (former chairman), Special Committee on the Resolution of Fee Disputes (former chairman), Professionalism Course (former faculty member)
    Virginia Bar Association (former member, Board of Governors), Committee on Federal Judgeships-Eastern District
    Virginia Law Foundation (fellow)
    Fairfax County, Park Authority (former board member), Redevelopment and Housing Authority (former vice chairman), Transportation Advisory Commission (former member), Consumer Protection Commission (former member)
    Virginia Civics Commission (former member)
    Budget Task Force, Dranesville (former chairman)
    Fairfax Law Foundation (former member, board of directors)
    Alexandria Bar Foundation (former board member)
    Legal Services of Northern Virginia (former president and member)
    Potomac Legal Aid Society (former member)
    Homestretch, Inc. (former vice chairman, board of directors)
    McLean Community Foundation (former president, board of trustees)
    United States Institute of Peace, Chairman's International Advisory Council
    Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership (former member, board of directors)
    George Mason University School of Law (former adjunct professor)
  • Awards: AV Rated, Virginia Super Lawyer (2006, 2014, 2016)
    Virginia Business Magazine, Legal Elite (2007, 2008, 2010, 2012)
    Washington D.C. Super Lawyer (2007, 2014)
    Business Litigation, Super Lawyer (2008)
    American Lawyers Media, Virginia's Top Rated Lawyers (2012)
    Virginia Lawyers Media, Virginia's Leaders in the Law (2012)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
2016 Counties of Arlington (part) and Fairfax (part) 48 Democrat Minority Caucus Campaign Chairman (2016—) Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Finance
2017 Counties of Arlington (part) and Fairfax (part) 48 Democrat Minority Caucus Campaign Chairman (2016—) Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Finance
2018 Counties of Arlington (part) and Fairfax (part) 48 Democrat Minority Caucus Campaign Chairman (2016-) Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Finance
2019 Counties of Arlington (part) and Fairfax (part) 48 Democrat Minority Caucus Campaign Chairman (2016-) Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Education
Finance

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