Practicing law since 1994, Andrée Cullens is a Partner at Taylor Porter, practicing in bankruptcy law, commercial litigation, employment litigation, and advising and counseling clients in e-discovery and data security concerns and issues.
Serving as primary defense counsel, Ms. Cullens has successfully represented debtors, debtors-in-possession, creditors, and trustees in chapter seven and eleven bankruptcy, while her commercial litigation includes commercial litigation, bank work outs and litigation, including foreclosures, revocatory actions, and wrongful seizure. In her employment law practice, she has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in employment litigation, including ERISA, ADA, and Title VII claims.
Ms. Cullens holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.
Ms. Cullens’ notable commercial cases include:
Ms. Cullens’ notable labor and employment cases include:
Ms. Cullens is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in the federal district courts for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Baton Rouge Bar Association.
Ms. Cullens is a member of Leadership Alumni of Greater Baton Rouge and was a member of the 2015 Baton Rouge Area Chamber Leadership Class.
In the community, Ms. Cullens is a family selection committee member for Habitat for Humanity, a 2018 Board member of WRKF, and a volunteer for the Episcopal High School Annual Fund and Fair. She formerly volunteered for several nonprofit and community organizations, including Junior League of Baton Rouge, LSU Hilltop Arboretum, Louisiana Arts and Science Center and CASA.
Ms. Cullens graduated from University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts in 1989. She received her Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University in 1994. While in law school, she was called to active duty during Operation Desert Storm and served as Finance Corps Sergeant with the 4010th U.S. Army Hospital at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital in Fort Polk, Louisiana. Achieving the highest rank of Sergeant, Ms. Cullens received the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious performance of duties as the finance clerk for the reserve personnel on active duty and preparing soldiers for demobilization in support of Operation Desert Storm.
In her spare time, Ms. Cullens enjoys spending time with her family, husband, J.E. Cullens, Jr., since 1994, two children, Cameron and Grace, and she also enjoys gardening, fishing, reading, running and sailing.
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