Visiting Professor of Law
- JD, 1984, Cornell University
- AB, 1981, Stanford University
Areas of Expertise
Professor O’Sullivan teaches international criminal law.
O’Sullivan became began her teaching career at Georgetown University in 1995 and was named associate dean in 2011. In 1991, she joined the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York as an assistant United States attorney (AUSA). There, she spent most of her time prosecuting major white-collar crimes. She and another AUSA successfully prosecuted the largest bank fraud case in the country at the time and the first to be brought under the financial kingpin statute.
Honors and Affiliations
O’Sullivan graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University. She is a member of the American Law Institute and has served as a member of and reporter for such projects as the ABA’s revision of the Standards for Criminal Justice on Guilty Pleas and the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s Ad Hoc Advisory Group on the Sentencing Guidelines applicable to Organizations.
O’Sullivan’s publications include International and Transnational Criminal Law (with Luban & Stewart) (Aspen, 2010); and Federal White Collar Crime: Cases and Materials, 4th Ed. (Thomson/West, 2009).