Life at S&W


Joel Carpenter. We do our best to create a balanced work environment for all attorneys.

Sullivan & Worcester attorneys work hard; there's no getting around it. But we also recognize that the people who work here are multi-dimensional individuals, each with civic, family and personal obligations. We do our best to create a balanced work environment, and offer both family leave time and part-time schedules. We enjoy the company of our colleagues and their families, and host several social events throughout the year. Because in addition to being excellent lawyers, we know a thing or two about having fun. Some of us can even dance.

Sullivan & Worcester holds itself to the following Core Values:


We hold ourselves and one another to the highest standards of professionalism, quality, effort and timeliness.


We accept the obligations imposed by the profession, take ownership of client problems, support our colleagues and accept the personal sacrifices required to meet our standards of excellence.


We acknowledge that we owe one another the utmost good faith and loyalty. We recognize our success depends on our mutual efforts and we share the credits and rewards as we share the responsibilities and burdens.


We treat our colleagues with the courtesy and respect that we expect to receive from them.


We value positive and constructive attitudes.


We appreciate and recognize the importance of a full and balanced life, and we respect and support each other’s lives outside the office, without wavering in our commitment to excellence in client service.


We value a diverse work environment, and are committed to promoting diversity in the workplace, just not for diversity’s sake, but because we enjoy and benefit from the perspectives of a range of cultures and backgrounds.