Mark A. Cullen

Litigation Experience

Mark A. Cullen has been practicing law in the State of Florida for over 30 years.

His fraud litigation experience includes litigating insurance fraud issues against temporary help companies, construction companies, trucking companies, and nursing homes. He also litigates insurance coverage and premium issues in State and Federal courts nationally,  in addition to representing corporations on white-collar crimes and internal investigations. Moreover, Mark has conducted mock trials for the Premium Audit Advisory Service.

Mark Cullen’s experience in labor, employment and Title VII cases stretches back to 1978 when he began his practice with Community Legal Services in Philadelphia. His legal services work continued until December 1981, after stints in Legal Services of Eastern Oklahoma as a staff attorney and with Florida Rural Legal Services as managing attorney of the Belle Glade and West Palm Beach offices.

Mark began his private practice in 1982, where his experience in Title VII litigation includes both the private and public sector. His cases include claims based on race, age and gender discrimination, and he litigates against parties ranging from large resorts, to rental car companies, to even local, State and Federal governmental agencies.

Mark Cullen has appellate experience in the Fourth District Court of Appeals for the State of Florida, the Fourth, Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals for the United States, and the Court of Appeals for South Carolina. He has an extensive background in administrative proceedings.

Mark Cullen has broad experience in many class actions including:

• A class action against the State of Pennsylvania while in Legal Services.
• A class action against a major car rental company regarding sex discrimination involving female’s middle level management.
• A class action against Palm Beach County seeking integration of the County’s fire department.
• Participation in two nationwide class actions against several life insurance companies regarding disparate pricing policies.

He has also represented large groups of plaintiffs (in non-class actions but involving over 200 plaintiffs) in several different cases regarding landlord/tenant issues.

He has successfully represented a class of over 300 plaintiffs in a wage and hour dispute.

Education

Villanova Law School (1978), Juris Doctor
University of Maryland (1975), Bachelor of Science in Economics

Professional Associations

Mark Cullen is a member of the The Florida Bar (since 1981) and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Bar in good standing in Pennsylvania since 1978, Oklahoma since 1980, and in South Carolina since 1999.