At Sullivan | Simon, WE WRITE SO THAT YOU WIN. Successful litigators know legal research and writing are cognitively demanding tasks of immense value with proven results. That's why successful litigators hire us to handle their firm's legal research and writing projects for affordable, flat fees.

Post-trial & Appellate

At Sullivan | Simon we know that your case is never over. From post-trial, post-verdict, post-sentence motions and appeals, to collateral attacks, we believe that expert legal research and writing means you can always win. We write to win, even when other firms have thrown in the towel.

Criminal Law

Sullivan | Simon has more than 20 years of experience in the criminal law. We write to win.

At Sullivan | Simon, LLC, we provide ghostwriting, researching, editing & Bluebooking, as well as consulting legal services to busy litigators. Most lawyers prefer not to be bothered with the tedium of research and writing. If this describes you, call Matt and David. We will thoroughly and timely complete the job for you.

We also read every precedential opinion of the state as well as federal courts in PA & NJ and summarize those opinions to help you stay up to date on the law. Those summaries are posted on this website and in a weekly report. Sign up below so that our weekly report of case summaries hits your Inbox.

Rivers End Animal Sanctuary and Learning Ctr. v. Eckhart


In Rivers End Animal Sanctuary and Learning Ctr. v. Eckhart, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the trial court’s order and ruled that the court abused … Read more

Commonwealth v. Malloy


In Commonwealth v. Malloy, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the order of the Court of Common Pleas which denied suppression of a firearm and statements … Read more

Baskin v. P.C. Richard & Son, LLC


In Baskin v. P.C. Richard & Son, LLC, a putative class action, the New Jersey Supreme Court reversed an order from the Chancery Division granting … Read more

In re E.C.


The Pennsylvania Superior Court quashed the appeal of In re E.C. as interlocutory because the order at issue was a permanency order, which is not … Read more

Sanchez v. Att’y Gen.


In Sanchez v. Att’y Gen., Petitioner sought review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (“Board”) denial of his request for remand to the Immigration Judge … Read more

Romero v. Att’y Gen.


In Romero v. Att’y Gen., the Third Circuit affirmed an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals that affirmed an immigration judge’s denial of the … Read more

In re J.D.


In the case of In re J.D., three women alleged that J.D. sexually assaulted them years earlier when they and J.D. were minors. The State … Read more

Pa. Pub. Util. Comm’n v. De. Valley Reg’l Econ. Dev. Fund


Pa. Pub. Util. Comm’n v. De. Valley Reg’l Econ. Dev. Fund involved an Application for Summary Relief, which requested dismissal of an action filed in … Read more

Bert Co. v. Turk


In Bert Co. v. Turk, the Pennsylvania Superior Court confronted a question of first impression in Pennsylvania: How should courts calculate the ratio(s) of damages … Read more

Commonwealth v. White


In Commonwealth v. White, the defendant appealed his conviction of tampering with evidence. He argued that the court costs and supervision fees should have been … Read more

Click below to read articles written by Matt and David.

We framed an innocent man, but we have prosecutorial immunity, RIGHT?!


On April 20, 2020, the Third Circuit filed an opinion … Read more

We don’t owe you squat!


On April 7, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania decided Spector … Read more

Use This Time to Reflect on Law Firm Management


With courts practically closed, and commerce overall slowed to a … Read more

No (attempted) good deed goes unpunished.


In Commonwealth v. Frederick, 770 MDA 2019 (Pa. Super Ct. 2020), … Read more

Appealing Adverse Pretrial Detention Rulings


With the onslaught of COVID-19 and the virus’s breakneck pace … Read more

Writ of Error Coram Nobis – alive, but, perhaps, not so well.


In Ragbir v. USA (, the Third Circuit Court of … Read more

NJ courts inch their way into the future.


In Pathri v. Kakarlamath (, the New Jersey Appellate Division recognized … Read more