Sullivan Hill is proud to announce that Of Counsel Candace Carroll and Shareholder Shannon Sweeney have been selected as “Women of Influence” by San Diego Metropolitan Magazine. Ms. Carroll and Ms. Sweeney were selected out of a total of 60 nominations and are being recognized for their contributions supporting the San Diego community.
Ms. Carroll is a highly-regarded appellate practitioner with more than 40 years’ experience handling appeals in the federal, state and bankruptcy appellate courts. Her cases have encompassed a wide range of subjects, including contract disputes, insurance and indemnity issues, wrongful termination, intellectual property, personal injury, constitutional issues, and complex family law matters. Ms. Carroll is a long-standing supporter of the community and is actively involved in a variety of legal and civic organizations. She serves on the Advisory Board for the American Constitution society and has served on the Advisory Council for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) San Diego Chapter. Ms. Carroll has also served on the Advisory Committee for the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter and on the Executive Committee for the Producers Club at KPBS Radio. She has been an adjunct professor for Duke University School of Law and for the University of San Diego Law School. She also has been a mentor for a disadvantaged teen and volunteered at La Jolla High School, Muirlands Middle School, and Bird Rock Elementary.
Ms. Sweeney is part of Sullivan Hill’s Commercial and Business Litigation, Real Estate, Construction, and Employment Law practice groups. She has substantial experience in complex corporate litigation, large commercial disputes, and consumer and securities fraud class action lawsuits in both state and federal courts. She also has significant appellate experience in California state and federal courts. Ms. Sweeney has focused her commercial litigation practice on helping women-led and women-owned businesses, and is committed to the promotion, celebration, mentorship, and advancement of women, especially in the traditionally male-dominated legal profession. She is frequently asked to share her legal expertise through teaching trial and deposition skills to other lawyers with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Additionally, she serves as the President of Board of Moxie Theatre, San Diego’s only theatre with a mission to create diverse and honest images of women for our culture using the intimate art of theatre.
About Sullivan Hill:
Sullivan Hill has provided efficient, aggressive, and responsive legal representation for more than 50 years. The firm provides full service representation to clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis in insolvency, construction disputes, insurance coverage, real estate, business disputes, civil litigation, and transactional work. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.