Helen Sullivan-Looney is a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice group. Her practice focuses on construction and eminent domain litigation.
Helen’s experience in construction litigation includes contract drafting and negotiation, litigating and arbitrating contract disputes, construction defect cases, and mechanic’s lien actions, and representing clients in personal injury and employment disputes. Helen also assists clients facing OSHA investigations. Her clients include contractors, subcontractors, owners and other professionals involved in commercial projects.
In her eminent domain work, Helen represents multiple perspectives from local and regional government entities, as well as corporate and individual landowners, in all manner of matters involving condemnation, property acquisition, and boundary disputes. She consistently works with a variety of experts, including appraisers, land use planners, and engineers.
As a former criminal defense attorney who has represented clients facing serious criminal charges in the U.S. and abroad, Helen is adept at handling all stages of a case, from pre-trial negotiations and litigation through post-verdict appeals. Helen takes a practical approach to litigation and enjoys putting her passion for advocacy to good use in helping clients resolve disputes inside and outside of the courtroom.