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Caitlin A. McCullough

Associate
+1.305.539.3347
Fax +1.305.358.7095

Caitlin McCullough is an associate in the firm’s Miami office. Ms. McCullough focuses her practice on complex and commercial matters with significant experience litigating contractual, business tort, and federal warranty law claims. She also advises clients regarding drafting of consumer warranties and purchase agreements and use of best practices to avoid liability.

Ms. McCullough has experience representing clients in state and federal court across the nation, and resolving disputes through mediation. She has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a range of matters including breach of contract, intellectual property, commercial and consumer fraud, breach of warranties, violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, copyright infringement, real estate disputes, securities fraud and products liability.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. McCullough was an associate at a law firm in New York City, where she represented financial institutions in the securities fraud context in federal and state court.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Ms. McCullough is a member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.
  • Represented multiple financial institutions in the New York commercial division and federal district court in all aspects of litigation in connection with allegations of fraud and breach of contract related to misrepresentations and omissions in the offering documents of residential mortgage-backed securities.
  • Represented the regents of a public university in negotiations and mediation with a major financial institution over disagreements related to the interpretation of swap agreement terms.
  • Represented publicly-traded corporation in multimillion dollar product-liability action related to a marina accident in Missouri.
  • Represented related entities, both domestic and international, of global engine manufacturer in the Southern District of Florida in all aspects of litigation in connection with allegations of breach of warranty and breach of contract related to the purchase of a multi-million dollar yacht
  • Performed research and coordinated with international colleagues to facilitate compliance with United States discovery obligations while simultaneously addressing and complying with European privacy and blocking laws.
  • Drafted habeas petition and supporting documents requesting the detention release of a legal immigrant, based on procedural and constitutional violations and statutory arguments. Succeeded in getting the client released from detention, and the client’s removal proceedings were subsequently cancelled.