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

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 practices in the areas of Environmental and Land Use Planning Law and Administrative Law. He has negotiated and drafted contractual provisions allocating environmental liabilities associated with real estate and business transfers; defended issuance of waste water treatment plant permits and represented local government clients defending issuance of permit for interbasin transfer of water; and represented plaintiffs and defendants in property contamination cases. He is a past member of the Executive Council of Environmental and Natural Resources Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.

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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