Partner at Barrett & Farahany
Kathy Harrington Sullivan is a Partner at Barrett & Farahany and is also the Chief Operating Officer for the firm. Kathy believes knowledge is power, and she feels it's important to educate and empower employees who have been victims of illegal workplace actions. Those who reach out to Barrett & Farahany rely on the firm to help them understand the law, help clarify their rights, and determine which steps they may be able to take to protect themselves and their jobs.
Responsiveness is a hallmark of Kathy's law practice. People who speak with her feel that they are heard and receive personal attention during what can be a very difficult time in their lives.
Kathy is also a registered nurse and a registered patent attorney, and she practiced in both areas for many years. When she joined Barrett & Farahany in 2015, it was clear that employment law was an optimal fit for her skills, education, compassion, and desire to help people.
Kathy applies her dedication to her volunteer work, as well. She has been involved in a number of organizations throughout her legal career, including working with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF), the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, the CARA Pro Bono Asylum/Immigration Project, and the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL).
Kathy earned her law degree from Mercer University School of Law. Additionally, she has a B.S. with Highest Honors in Electrical & Computer Engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Nursing from Georgia College. She is a trained Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) investigator and is also a mediator registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Kathy has mediated numerous court cases, including civil cases, divorce and child custody cases, and juvenile delinquency and deprivation cases.