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Mr. Thomas T. Cullen

Woods Rogers PLC
Contributing Member
2802 Wycliffe Ave
Roanoke, VA 24014

Phone: 540-494-5668
Web Site:

Law School: William and Mary School of Law (2004)

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Thomas Cullen, a former federal prosecutor in Virginia and North Carolina, represents individuals and companies in criminal matters, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. Thomas has substantial first-chair litigation experience, having tried scores of cases in federal and state court, conducted hundreds of evidentiary hearings, and briefed and argued in appellate courts. Although he focuses on federal litigation, Thomas also regularly tries cases in state court.

Thomas was the Deputy Criminal Chief in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Virginia until 2013, when he joined Woods Rogers. He directed numerous multi-agency investigations and prosecutions, supervised Assistant U.S. Attorneys, and coordinated with officials at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

As a prosecutor and defense attorney, Thomas has investigated, prosecuted, and defended matters involving bank fraud, health-care fraud, mail and wire fraud, tax offenses, embezzlement, public corruption, racketeering, drug conspiracy, money laundering, firearms, and violent crimes. He has appeared as a legal analyst on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show and is listed in Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite ranking for Criminal Law. Thomas has a Superb rating from Avvo.

Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s office, Thomas served as a law clerk to Judge Robert L. Gregory on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and to Judge Robert E. Payne on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Thomas graduated near the top of his class from the William & Mary School of Law, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif. He holds a cum laude undergraduate degree from Furman University.

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