Cullen G. Pick focuses his practice primarily on complex commercial litigation, financial services litigation, business torts, and banking enforcement actions. He assists clients in matters relating to breach of contract, fraud, and consumer protection. Cullen has also represented commercial defendants in state and federal multidistrict litigations.
A credit card processing company and bank in a breach of contract case against a nationwide restaurant/hospitality company in the Southern District of Texas arising out of credit card issuers’ assessments for a data breach at the restaurant/hospitality company; the trial court granted summary judgment in favor of our client; affirmed on appeal by the Fifth Circuit, with more than $20 million in damages awarded.
A credit card processing company and bank in a lawsuit followed by an American Arbitration Association (AAA) arbitration arising out of a claim by the vendor in excess of $100 million; after the claimant withdrew its request for emergency relief, the claimant dismissed its claim and the arbitrator awarded fees and costs against the claimant.
A global pharmaceutical manufacturer in nationwide prescription opioids litigation in which plaintiffs asserted novel public nuisance claims and sought more than $50 billion in remedies
An online travel company that obtained defense verdict on claims for alleged failure to pay hotel sales tax in Louisiana
A nutrition company that obtained complete dismissal of RICO claims and claims for fraud and false advertising; affirmed on appeal by Fifth Circuit
University of Houston Law Center, 2015, J.D.
University of Texas, 2012, B.S.
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Southern District of Texas
US District Court for the Western District of Texas
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Banking and Finance Law, Houston, The Best Lawyers in America (2022–2024)
Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, Houston, The Best Lawyers in America (2023, 2023)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Insurance, Law360 (2020)
Lex Award for the highest grade in first-year Property, University of Houston Law Center