Senate Confirms Marsh Counsel Sullivan to be U.S. Judge

July 6, 2007

The U.S. Senate has confrmed Richard J. Sullivan to serve as a district judge on the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York.

Sullivan currently serves as general counsel for Marsh Inc., Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.’s risk and insurance advisors, as well as deputy general counsel for MMC.

The U.S. Senate confirmed his nomination on a vote of 99-0 last week.

“This is a tremendous honor for Rich and we are very proud that his nomination received unanimous approval by the U.S. Senate,” said Michael G. Cherkasky, MMC president and chief executive. “This appointment is a testament to his years of hard work and public service.”

Sullivan joined MMC as deputy general counsel for litigation in July 2005 after 11 years with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan. He was named general counsel of Marsh Inc. in June 2006.

Source: MMC

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