Lynn A. Sullivan, CPA, CA

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BIO

Lynn Sullivan is as an associate with the St. John’s office of Cox & Palmer, practicing corporate and commercial law. Lynn obtained her law degree from Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law and was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador bar in 2023. Lynn is a CPA,CA, holds the ICD.D designation and is the former COO of the St. John’s office. She brings her 20 years of experience in business ownership and leadership roles to her law practice.

Experience

Lynn carries a general corporate and commercial practice which includes a wide range of commercial transactions, in addition to practicing in the areas of commercial litigation, tax, energy and natural resources.  She has a broad business background with experience in senior management roles in the natural resources industry, professional services, business ownership and as an executive in the public sector. Given her diverse background, experience and practical solutions focused approach, clients benefit from Lynn’s strategic advice at all stages of the life cycle of a business.

Lynn is an avid community volunteer, having served on the boards of the St. John’s Board of Trade, Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland & Labrador, Community Sector Council and YMCA of Newfoundland & Labrador. She is currently the Vice President of the Canadian Bar Association’s Newfoundland & Labrador branch and serves as director and Treasurer on the board of Taskforce NL.

BACKGROUND

Bar Admission

Newfoundland & Labrador (2023)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law

Education

  • Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law (JD, 2022)
  • Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D, 2019)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland & Labrador (CA, 2001)
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland (Bachelor of Commerce (Cooperative), Hons., 1999)

Activities Within Firm

  • Chair, Regional Operations Committee (2010-2012)
  • Chief Operating Officer, Newfoundland & Labrador (2007-2012)

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Vice President, Canadian Bar Association-NL Branch (2023-)
  • Director and Chair of Finance Committee, techNL (2023-)
  • Director & Treasurer, Canadian Bar Association – NL Branch (2022 -2023 )
  • Director & Treasurer, Taskforce NL (2022 – )
  • Chair, Student & Community Representative, Dalhousie Law Student Society (2019-2022)
  • Director & Treasurer, Public Legal Information Association Newfoundland & Labrador (2016-2019)
  • Director & Vice Chair – Finance, YMCA Newfoundland & Labrador (2012-2018)
  • Director & Treasurer, Community Sector Council Newfoundland & Labrador (2016-2017)
  • Director, St. John’s Board of Trade (2011-2013)

Law Society Memberships

  • Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Canadian Bar Association

Languages

  • English