Overview

Cullen Casey represents private and public educational institutions, health care providers, hospitals, corporations, and non-profit entities.  In addition to providing general legal counsel, Cullen has years of experience litigating matters before federal and state courts on a variety of issues including employment disputes, student rights and discipline, medical malpractice, professional liability, personal injury claims, insurance coverage, and construction disputes.  Cullen also regularly advises clients through administrative matters involving the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Cullen has given numerous presentations and published articles on various employment and education law topics, including authoring a revised chapter for the National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys’ publication - Religion and the Public Schools: Striking a Constitutional Balance (3d ed).  Prior to joining Anderson, Coe & King, Cullen was a staff attorney for the National School Boards Association and an associate with the Thrun Law Firm in East Lansing, Michigan where he represented hundreds of public schools and colleges throughout Michigan.    

Representative Cases and Reported Opinions

  • Williams v. Wicomico Cnty. Bd. of Educ., 2012 WL 4517745 (D. Md. Oct. 1, 2012) aff'd, 512 F. App'x 277 (4th Cir. 2013)
  • Chesapeake Bay Found., Inc. v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 848 F. Supp. 2d 570 (D. Md. 2012)
  • Charter Oak Fire Ins. Co. v. Marlow Liquors, LLC, 908 F. Supp. 2d 673, 677 (D. Md. 2012)
  • Savoy v. Charles Cnty. Pub. Sch., 798 F. Supp. 2d 732 (D. Md. 2011)
  • Hanifee v. Bd. of Educ. of Kent Cnty., 2010 WL 723772 (D. Md. Feb. 24, 2010)
  • Baker v. Kent Cnty. Bd. of Educ., 2007 WL 2694210 (D. Md. Sept. 10, 2007)
  • Harrison Educ. Support Pers. Ass'n v. Harrison Cmty. Sch. Bd. of Educ., 2007 WL 1452534 (Mich. Ct. App. May 17, 2007)
  • Belding Educ. Assoc., MEA/NEA, v Belding Area Sch., 20 MPER ¶ 105 (October 31, 2007)
  • Harmon v. Baldwin Cmty. Sch., STC 06-25 (Mich. State Tenure Comm'n Mar. 8, 2007)
  • Baldwin v. South Lyon Cmty. Sch., STC 06-17 (Mich. State Tenure Comm'n Oct. 12, 2006)
  • Bourgeois v. Buchanan Cmty. Sch., STC 05-38 (Mich. State Tenure Comm'n Aug. 16, 2006)
  • In the Matter of Golembiewski, STC 05-42 (Mich. State Tenure Comm'n May 24, 2006)

Honors

  • Maryland Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013, 2016-2019)

Professional Associations / Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan 
  • Baltimore City Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland & District of Columbia Society for Healthcare Risk Management 

 

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law (J.D., 2004)
  • Albion College (B.A., cum laude, 2001)
  • University of Melbourne, Australia

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan