Timothy P. Sullivan 
Partner
Education

University of North Carolina, JD, 1983

University of North Carolina, BS, 1979

Professional and Community Activities

Advisory Council Member, Legal Aid of North Carolina, Raleigh Office
Past member of Executive Council of Environmental and Natural Resources Section of North Carolina Bar Association
Past editor of Environmental News Newsletter published by North Carolina Bar Association

Notable Accomplishments
Jurisdictions Licensed
301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900, Raleigh, NC 27601t: 919.783.2991|
P.O. Box 1801, Raleigh, NC 27602-1801f: 919.783.1075|

Tim’s environmental practice includes advising clients and negotiating allocation of environmental liabilities and responsibilities with respect to real estate and business transfers and drafting related documents; assisting clients with environmental permitting, negotiating compliance issues with state and federal agencies, brownfields agreements, and state directed or funded clean-up programs; and assisting local governments with drafting and implementation of watershed, buffer and other environmental protection ordinances.

Representative Experience

  • Provided legal opinions utilized by borrowers and lenders analyzing potential liability associated with contaminated property
  • Negotiated and drafted contractual provisions allocating environmental liabilities associated with real estate and business transfers
  • Assisted clients with obtaining Brownfields Program eligibility and negotiating Brownfields Agreements

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Prior Legal Experience

Prior to joining Poyner Spruill, Tim served as an Attorney for the United States Department of Energy from 1984 to 1988.
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