Cullen Seltzer is a member of the Business and Professional Litigation group. His practice focuses on litigation matters, including commercial disputes, defense of government officials and agencies in civil rights and related matters, and business torts, including defamation, tortious interference with business affairs, and related claims. His practice includes helping to design and implement settlements in mass tort and mass claim litigation. He has represented clients in governmental investigations and in white collar criminal defense matters.
Mr. Seltzer received his J.D. in 1993 from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and was published by the Law Review. He received his B.A. from Mary Washington College in 1990 after majoring in International Affairs and was the recipient of the Anne E. Fitschen Award for the Outstanding Student in Political Science.
He is past-President of the John Marshall Inn of Court and a member of the Richmond Bar Association, past chair of the Virginia State Bar's Third District Committee for Lawyer Discipline, and a past member of the faculty of the Virginia State Bar's Carrico Professionalism Course. He has been a member of numerous committees of the Richmond Bar Association. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Richmond School of Law where he has taught appellate advocacy and courses on ethics in civil and criminal litigation. He has been listed in Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite, in Super Lawyers®as a Rising Star (2008), Super Lawyers® (2009- 2014) and among the Best Lawyers in America for Mass Tort Litigation (2012-2014).
Mr. Seltzer serves as Chairman of the Board of the Weinstein Jewish Community Center, a member of the Board of the Weinstein Jewish Community Center, chairs the steering committee of the Enterprise Circle business affinity group of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond, and serves on the Governor's Executive Branch Ethics Commission.
Among his hobbies, Mr. Seltzer enjoys reading, running, and bicycling. He is married and has two children.