Sullivan Partner Darwin Conner Named to Inaugural "Nation's Best" List by Lawyers of Color

01.07.2019 | Press Release

Boston and New York – The international law firm Sullivan (formerly known as Sullivan & Worcester) is pleased to announce that Darwin L. Conner, a Corporate partner in the firm’s New York City office, has been named to the Lawyers of Color’s inaugural “Nation’s Best” list. The list recognizes law firm partners and senior-level in-house corporate counsel who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Conner is a former Leadership Council of Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow, was a member of the LCLD Executive Committee, and is a member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) and of the New York City Bar Association.

“It’s no surprise that Darwin would be named to the first ‘Nation’s Best’ list,” said Joel Carpenter, Managing Partner of Sullivan. “Darwin is not only a talented and smart lawyer, he’s also dedicated to improving our profession through his participation in programs that highlight the continued need for greater diversity in our ranks.”

Lawyers of Color’s selection committee chose attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. One hundred attorneys were selected from around the nation. Lawyers of Color is a nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities.

About ZAG / Sullivan
ZAG / Sullivan (Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co.) is an international law firm with offices in Israel, the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. The firm’s attorneys specialize in all disciplines of commercial law for both publicly held and private companies, with particular expertise in high-tech, life sciences, international transactions, and capital markets. ZAG / Sullivan provides result-driven legal and business advice to its clients, addressing all aspects of the clients’ business activities, including penetration into new markets in strategic locations. In recent years, the firm has acted on a majority of the equity and debt financing transactions by Israeli technology companies on the NASDAQ. It has been the firm’s experience that the best results, those that give our clients the competitive advantage they need, are attained by coupling professional experience, global presence, and connections with the investor communities in Israel and abroad.

Adva Herrmann