Jennifer R. Cullinane
Jennifer Cullinane is a Litigation & Enforcement associate whose practice includes government and internal investigations, civil litigation, complex commercial disputes, and antitrust merger review.
Jennifer works with a diverse group of clients, including pharmaceutical companies, private equity firms, public companies, and investment management firms.
Jennifer also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in criminal, housing, and domestic violence matters.
During law school, Jennifer interned in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, in the Gaming Enforcement Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, and for the Honorable Marianne B. Bowler in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. As a law student, Jennifer represented clients in both criminal and civil state court proceedings in the Northeastern Law Domestic Violence Clinic.
Prior to law school, Jennifer worked as a paralegal in the Public Corruption and Special Crimes Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston.
- Assisting a variety of clients—including life sciences companies, private equity firms, and public companies—in connection with internal investigations and enforcement actions brought by the SEC and DOJ.
- Representing a pharmaceutical manufacturer in multidistrict state and federal litigation and government investigations regarding its prescription opioid products.
- Representing a mutual fund investment adviser against claims of excessive fees under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
- Defending a private equity firm in an expedited trial concerning a transaction dispute, resulting in settlement.
- Assisting Criminal Justice Act appointed counsel in pro bono representation of federal inmate seeking compassionate release due to COVID-19.
- Assisting litigation team representing federal inmate seeking adequate medical care in state prison.
- Contributor, “Covid-19 Public Nuisance Claims,” Bloomberg Law's Practical Guidance (2020)
- The Case against Nathan Carman: Death, Dynasty, and the Distribution of Wealth under the New Hampshire Slayer Rule, NE. U. L. R. EXTRA LEGAL (Spring 2018).
- JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2019; Online Law Review Editor, Northeastern University Law Review
- BA, University of Massachusetts, 2012
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2019