Bradley Sullivan is the managing attorney of the Sacramento office of Borton Petrini, LLP. He is AV peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Brad received his undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University. Brad decided to stay on the Mission Campus to pursue legal studies, he earned his JD in 1983.
Brad has over 30 years of legal experience handling cases dealing with agricultural and food safety law, public entity law, land use and environmental, insurance defense matters, including, but not limited to, product liability, transportation, premises liability, automobile and trucking law, and medical malpractice law.
Brad was lead defense counsel on the 2006 Dole Baby Spinach 26 state E. coli outbreak. Other notable cases were gaining entitlement approval for the largest photovoltaic solar farm at that time in world, including defending the approval at The California Supreme Court: also defending a municipality at trial level and United Sates Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit on Clean Water Act challenge, and 250 party Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, known also as Superfund plaintiffs’ action, and state and federal administrative remediation.
Brad has been City Attorney for Sutter Creek, Greenfield and Hollister. In addition, he has represented various public entities throughout Central California during his 30-plus year legal career defending cases through trial in both state and federal courts. Other public entities that Brad has represented include the County of San Benito, Amador Regional Sewer Association, Union Public Utility District, Riverpines Public Utility District and Mark Twain Hospital District.
Brad has an interest in youth academics and sports. He has recently coached high school football at Hollister High School, and previously coached soccer at Select and High School levels. He has served on the Amador County Unified School District Board of Directors and taught Agriculture Law at Hartnell College, Salinas, California.