Kelly M. Cullen

Senior Manager Talent Innovation

Global Operations & Innovation Center

Kelly M. Cullen is the GOIC Director, U.S. Career Associate Lead, and a Senior eDiscovery Career Associate in Orrick's Global Operations & Innovation Center in Wheeling, W.Va.  Kelly consults with Orrick attorneys and clients on eDiscovery strategy regarding matters in federal and state courts.

Kelly has broad experience in all stages of discovery.  Her practice ranges from coordinating preservation to custodian selection, collection, search terms, written discovery, depositions, and discovery-related briefing as well as significant experience leading meet and confers on contentious privilege issues in MDLs and class actions. Kelly also regularly advises clients on preservation and production issues associated with cloud computing.

Kelly is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Brainstorming Group on Rule 34 Specificity of Requests and regularly writes and speaks on discovery-related issues.

Prior to joining Orrick, Kelly worked as an associate at Jones Day focused on commercial disputes, class action defense, and data privacy issues. Before entering law school, Kelly participated in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.

    • Defeated class certification in an action against a leading technology company alleging nationwide gender discrimination in performance evaluations, promotions, and pay 
    • Defeated motion for sanctions under FRCP37(e) for life sciences client
    • Advised energy client on preservation and production issues associated with cloud computing
    • Assisted in trial strategy involving spoliation allegations for life sciences client
    • Represented a leading technology company in OFCCP compliance audits and enforcement proceedings