Sullivan receives USC’s Compleat Lawyer Award

Allison Sullivan

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Allison P. Sullivan, a partner with Bluestein Attorneys, is one of nine University of South Carolina School of Law alumni who have been named as Compleat Lawyers for 2019.

The Compleat Lawyer Awards were established in 1992 by the USC School of Law Alumni Council to recognize alumni for outstanding civic and professional accomplishments. Recipients have made significant contributions to the legal profession and exemplify the highest standards of professional competence, ethics, and integrity.

The 2019 recipients of the award were honored in a ceremony on Thursday, April 4, 2019. The other attorneys being recognized this year are M. Malissa Burnette, Class of 1977; Karl A. Folkens, Class of 1981; Charles Ben Garren, Class of 1987; John T. Lay Jr., Class of 1991; Boyd B. Nicholson, Class of 1992; Matthew T. Richardson, Class of 1998; Miles E. Coleman, Class of 2009; and Sheila M. Willis, Class of 2011.
Allison Sullivan earned her Juris Doctor degree from the law school in 2005.

Allison’s practice at Bluestein Attorneys focuses on the areas of personal injury, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, motorcycle wrecks, wrecks with tractor trailers, whistleblower lawsuits, and mediation.

“This award recognizes what her clients and we who have practiced with her already knew,” said founding partner Margaret “Marti” Miles Bluestein. “Allison is a tremendous credit to her alma mater and to the legal profession in South Carolina.”

Her previous awards and recognition include Best Lawyers in America, Columbia Business Monthly Legal Elite of the Midlands, Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition, 2014 SC Bar Young Lawyer of the Year, and the SC Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law award.

Her community involvement has included president of Injured Workers Advocates, chairing the Leadership Columbia Alumni Association advisory board, being a member of the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court executive committee, and Special Olympics South Carolina.

About Bluestein Attorneys
Bluestein Thompson Sullivan, LLC, combines innovative solutions with professional services to protect the rights of South Carolina citizens in a compassionate environment. Founded in 2000, the firm offers representation in the following areas: workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, criminal defense in both state and federal courts, appellate advocacy, veterans’ disability, personal injury, products liability, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, whistleblower representation, and business litigation. Learn more at

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