COLUMBIA, SC – Allison P. Sullivan, partner with Bluestein Nichols Thompson and Delgado, LLC (BNTD), was named Young Lawyer of the Year by the South Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Division (YLD). She was presented the award at YLD’s annual retreat on April 26 and was recognized during the May 8th meeting of the South Carolina Bar’s Board of Governors.
The annual Young Lawyer of the Year award recognizes a young lawyer who most exemplifies excellence in practicing law and public service. The award is given to honor contributions to the community and the legal profession in South Carolina.
“It is wonderful to see Allison receive this well-deserved recognition for her service to her profession and her community,” said Marti Bluestein, partner. “She is an exceptional attorney and a dedicated advocate for her clients who not only represents our firm well, but also raises the image of all attorneys in South Carolina.”
Originally from Florence, South Carolina, Sullivan is an honors graduate of Furman University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She has been selected as a 2013 South Carolina Rising Star by Super Lawyers and was named one of the 2014 Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers in South Carolina by the American Society of Legal Advocates. She has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.
Sullivan is co-chair of the YLD’s professional development committee and is a 2013 YLD President’s Award recipient. She is a graduate of the Leadership Columbia Class of 2013 and serves on the Leadership Columbia Alumni Association’s Advisory Board. She is an active volunteer with the South Carolina Bar and Special Olympics South Carolina.
The attorneys at Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson and Delgado, LLC strive to combine innovative solutions with professional services to protect the rights of South Carolina citizens in a compassionate environment. Founded in 2000, BNTD offers representation in the following areas: workers’ compensation, social security disability, criminal defense in both state and federal courts, appellate advocacy, veteran’s disability, personal injury, products liability, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death.