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Cullen Seltzer is a member of the Business and Professional Litigation practice group. His practice focuses on helping design and implement settlements in mass tort and mass claim litigation. In addition, he has a diverse civil litigation and corporate practice including representation of professional legal and medical firms in contract disputes. In 2002, he began representing the Claims Administrator for the class action settlement in In re Sulzer Hip Prosthesis and Knee Prosthesis Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1401. Since then, he has led the team that implemented that $1.1 Billion dollar settlement including defending the Claims Administrator in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and in the Supreme Court of the United States. He designed settlement implementation processes and guided the settlement through a series of challenges over the course of nearly five years. In other legal work, Mr. Seltzer has represented Fortune 500 companies in complex and traditional litigation matters. Mr. Seltzer received his J.D. in 1993 from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and was published by the Law Review. He received his B.A. from Mary Washington College in 1990 after majoring in International Affairs and was the recipient of the Anne E. Fitschen Award for the Outstanding Student in Political Science.

Black Swan interns are employees, not trainees

Summer brings an annual invasion, in thousands of businesses and in nearly every line of work, of a horde of talented, eager new interns.  They’re eager to pad resumes and make contacts.  Their new bosses are glad to impart life’s real world lessons and to know that there will always be someone around to pick […]


Non-Compete Agreements with Arbitration Clauses Get Boost From US Supreme Court

Employers and employees often enter into non-compete agreements that limit an employee’s ability to compete with an employer during, or after, the term of employment.  These agreements are often the subject of intense litigation and their validity, and enforceability, varies from state to state.  Many of these agreements also have arbitration provisions in them which […]


Child Porn Found In the Workplace: Affirmative Duty to Report

Misbehaving by sending inappropriate text messages, or by striking up inappropriate internet relationships is not limited just to politicians.   A hazard of our ever-present connection to the internet is the flood of information to our computers, not all of which we’ve invited or requested.  Malware, mis-directed internet searches, and unauthorized users of computer equipment can […]