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HOUSTON (APRIL 15, 2013) – Sutherland is pleased to announce that Kent Sullivan, Partner and former Justice for the Texas Court of Appeals, has been appointed to the Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee by Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz.
As a committee member, Judge Sullivan is tasked with screening and recommending to the Senators nominees for vacancies on the federal bench and in U.S. Attorney offices in Texas.
Prior to his appointment to the appellate court, Judge Sullivan was a District Court Judge and served as the First Assistant Attorney General for Texas.
Judge Sullivan brings more than two-decades of significant and comprehensive legal experience to Sutherland, where he heads the Energy Litigation Team and serves as co-leader of the Appellate Litigation Practice, advocating for clients in complex commercial and civil litigation.