Last week, Venable announced that Courtney Sullivan
, a Department of Justice Counterterrorism Section Trial Attorney and former Deputy Chief Prosecutor for Litigation, Office of Military Commissions, has joined the firm as counsel in the Washington, DC office. Since 2003, Sullivan served in a number of National Security positions, including as the Justice Department’s lead attorney in investigating and prosecuting conspirators responsible for more than 200 murders in the 2002 bombings in Bali, Indonesia, and 11 murders in the 2003 Marriot bombing in Jakarta. She was also responsible for negotiating the first-ever guilty plea and cooperation agreement with an Al Qaeda High Value Detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
News of Sullivan’s move to Venable was highlighted in the Washington Post
on September 22, 2014 and American Lawyer
on September 20.