Bryant McCulley is an experienced trial lawyer who has helped his clients achieve significant results in complex matters. In the past two years alone, Mr. McCulley has obtained an $82 million settlement in a nationwide class action in federal court in Boston, recovered over $20 million for State Medicaid programs in drug pricing litigation pending in various State and federal courts, and helped a large hospital system win a $2.2 million arbitration judgment in a breach of contract matter with a health insurance company.
Mr. McCulley has represented a broad range of plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes commercial litigation in State and Federal courts across the country. For example, Mr. McCulley currently serves as interim Co-Lead Counsel in In re Delta/AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litig., multi-district litigation pending in federal court in Atlanta seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in baggage fee overcharges.
Mr. McCulley also has extensive experience prosecuting significant claims for governmental entities. Mr. McCulley has served or is serving as outside counsel to the States of Mississippi, Oklahoma and Utah in healthcare fraud litigation seeking tens of millions of dollars in damages. Mr. McCulley has also represented numerous cities and counties including Baltimore, Maryland, Columbia, South Carolina, and Duval County, Florida. Mr. McCulley also has experience representing defendants in “bet-the-company” litigation. While associated with Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Mr. McCulley, among other matters, defended a manufacturer in an antitrust action seeking over $1 billion in damages.
Mr. McCulley has repeatedly been selected as a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers, an honor awarded to less than 2.5% of the attorneys in the State. Mr. McCulley is a summa cum laude graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa and served as the Chairman of the Student Honor Court. He received a MSc in Environmental Studies, with distinction, from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, which he attended on a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. He then graduated from the Washington & Lee University School of Law, magna cum laude, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Washington & Lee Law Review. Following law school, Mr. McCulley served as a law clerk to the Hon. Karon O. Bowdre, United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama.
Mr. McCulley is admitted to the Bars of the States of Alabama and Florida and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Alabama and the Middle District of Florida.
Mr. McCulley is not admitted to practice law in South Carolina or Mississippi.