Most Admired Attys: Dechert's Diane Sullivan

Law360, New York (September 9, 2010, 6:05 PM EDT) -- An uncanny ability to think like, connect with and entertain a jury in high-stakes trial settings has made Dechert LLP's Diane Sullivan one of Law360's Most Admired Product Liability Attorneys.

“I always tell young lawyers: Be anything but don’t be boring,” Diane Sullivan said. “As trial lawyers we’re part lawyer, part entertainer, part gladiator and part psychologist. We try to keep things entertaining for a jury because if they’re bored they're not going to be listening to your message.”

She won one of her most impressive...
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