Charles A. Sullivan

Charles A. Sullivan

Professor of Law and Director of the Rodino Law Library

Charles A. Sullivan

Charles A. Sullivan

Professor of Law and Director of the Rodino Law Library

Professor Sullivan received his B.A. from Siena College, his LL.B. from Harvard University and his LL.M. from New York University. He practiced in New York and previously taught at the University of South Carolina and the University of Arkansas. Dean Sullivan has published in the areas of employment discrimination, employment law, contracts, and antitrust. He is co-author of Employment Discrimination: Law & Practice, now in its Fourth Edition; Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination, now in its Eighth Edition; Employment Law: Private Ordering And Its Limitation, now in its Second Edition; and Cases and Materials on Employment Law (1993). Professor Sullivan has written a number of law review articles, most recently having published in the Georgetown Law Journal, the Northwestern Law Review, and the William & Mary Law Review. An elected member of the American Law Institute, he joined the Seton Hall Law faculty in 1978. He was honored with the Catania Chair in 2010, named in memory of a deceased colleague, friend, and co-author. He served as Associate Dean at Seton Hall from 1995 until 2001 and has directed the Rodino Library, since 2008.



The Curious Incident of Gross and the Significance of Congress's Failure to Bark, 90 Tex. L. Rev. See Also 157 (2012)

Tortifying Employment Discrimination, 92 B. U. L. Rev. 1431 (2012)

Plausibly Pleading Employment Discrimination, 52 Will. & Mary L. Rev. 1613 (2011)

Mastering the Faithless Servant?: Reconciling Employment Law, Contract Law, and Fiduciary Duty, 4 Wis. L. Rev. 777 (2011)

The Puzzling Persistence of Unenforceable Contract Terms, 70 Ohio St. L. J. 112 (2010)

Raising the Dead?: The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, 84 Tul. L. Rev. 499 (2010)

Ricci v. DeStefano: End of the Line or Just Another Turn on the Disparate Impact Road?, Northwestern Colloquy (2009)

The Phoenix from the Ash: Proving Discrimination by Comparators, 60 Ala. L. Rev. 191 (2009)

On Vacation, 43 Hous. L. Rev. 1143 (2006)

Disparate Impact: Looking Past the Desert Palace Mirage, 47 Will. & Mary L. Rev. 911 (2006)

The Under-Theorized Asterisk Footnote, 93 Geo. L. J. 1093 (2005)

Circling Back to the Obvious: The Convergence of Traditional and Reverse Discrimination in Title VII Proof, 46 Will. & Mary L. Rev. 1031 (2004)

The Law and Genetics of Racial Profiling in Medicine, 39 Harv. Civ. RTS-CIV. Lib. L. Rev. 391 (2004) (with Lillquist)

The World Turned Upside Down?: Disparate Impact Claims by White Males, 98 NW. U. L. Rev. 215 (2004)

Judging Judgments: The 1991 Civil Rights Act and the Lingering Ghost of Martin v. Wilks, 57 Brooklyn. L. Rev. 995 (1992) (with Catania)

Accounting for Price Waterhouse: Proving Disparate Treatment Under Title VII, 56 Brooklyn. L. Rev. 1107 (1991)

The Herfindalh-Hirschman Index and the New Antitrust Merger Guidelines: Concentrating on Concentration, 62 Tex. L. Rev. 453 (1983) (with Cohen)

Breaking Up the Treble Play: Attacks on the Private Treble Damage Antitrust Action, 14 Seton Hall L. Rev. 17 (1983)

The Equal Pay Act of 1963: Making and Breaking a Prima Facie Case, 31 Ark. L. Rev. 545 (1978)

Revisiting the "Neglected Stepchild": Antitrust Treatment of Postemployment Restraints of Trade, U. Ill. L.F. 621 (1977)

The Enforcement of Title VII: Meshing Public and Private Efforts, 71 NW. U.L. Rev. 480 (1976)

Consent Decree Settlements by Administrative Agencies: Optimizing Public and Private Interests in Antitrust and Employment Discrimination Enforcement, 1976 Duke L.J. 163 (1976) (with Zimmer)

Private Enforcement of Government Antitrust Decrees: Third Party Beneficiary Rights and Intervenor Status, 123 U. Pa. L. Rev. 822 (1975)

The South Carolina Human Affairs Law: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back? (II), 27 S.C.L. Rev. 1 (1975) (with Zimmer)

The South Carolina Human Affairs Law: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back? (I), 26 S.C.L. Rev. 1 (1974) (with Zimmer)


Employment Law: Private Ordering and its Limitations (1st, 2nd edition), Aspen (2007, 2011) (with Glynn and Arnow-Richman)

Cases & Materials on Employment Law, Little, Brown/Aspen (1993) (with Calloway & Zimmer)


Employment Discrimination: Law & Practice (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th editions, Aspen Publishers (1980, 1988, 2002,) (with Zimmer, White and Kavanaugh)

Gilmering Antidiscrimination Law in Employment Discrimination Stories, in Foundation Press (2006) (Friedman, ed.)