Michael Sullivan, Sr., serves as “Of Counsel” at Gray Plant Mooty. He was president and CEO of International Dairy Queen, Inc. from 1987-2001 and chairman of the board from 2001-2003.
Prior to joining International Dairy Queen, Inc., Michael practiced law for 25 years with Gray Plant Mooty, and was a managing officer of the firm from 1977-1987.
Michael was an instructor in legal writing at the University of Minnesota Law School from 1962-1967 and held the Opus Distinguished Chair in Family Business at the University of St. Thomas, College of Business 2005-2007.
From 1956-1959 he served as a Naval officer in the Pacific. Michael is married to Marilyn Emmer Sullivan and they have six children.