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Cullen and Dykman is a solution-oriented law firm that empowers clients to meet the diverse and changing demands of today’s global market.  Since 1850, our firm has been helping institutions address complex legal challenges and maximize opportunities for success. Our mission is to provide our clients with innovative and practical legal advice.  We serve a broad range of institutional clients, from small businesses to large utilities and financial service companies. We ensure that our clients have the guidance they need to successfully navigate the constantly evolving legal and regulatory landscape and move their organizations forward.  Whether our clients are entering a new industry or expanding their geographic footprint, they know that they can count on us to grow with them every step of the way.

Clients and Industries

With attorneys practicing across a full range of legal disciplines, Cullen and Dykman is equipped to meet the needs of clients of all sizes and at every stage of development. While we maintain a strong focus on Banking and Financial Services, Energy and Utilities, and Higher Education, our firm has the knowledge and sophistication to assist companies operating in all sectors of the economy.
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Our Presence

With offices located in key locations throughout the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region, Cullen and Dykman is strategically positioned to meet the changing needs and demands of our clients. We are a dynamic firm committed to expanding our services to help clients overcome obstacles and take advantage of opportunities both today and tomorrow.
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Why Clients Turn to Cullen and Dykman

Full-Service Approach

Full-Service Approach. We pride ourselves on our ability to service fully our clients. Whether you seek regulatory guidance, assistance with structuring a complex financial transaction or a powerful advocate in high stakes litigation, our lawyers have the breadth and depth of experience to meet all of your legal needs today and into the future.

Long-Term Partnerships

Long-Term Partnerships. We place a priority on building long-term connections with every client we serve. Our attorneys take the time to know our clients, including their industries, their business goals and their challenges. We treat our clients as trusted partners in the legal process and collaborate with them to develop strategies that are directly aligned with their objectives, values and motivations.

Cost Efficiency

Cost Efficiency. We understand that the cost of legal services is a serious consideration for any client. Our lawyers focus on providing high-quality, client-focused services in the most timely and cost-efficient manner possible. Our rates are competitive and our fees are based on the value we provide.

Proactive and Innovative Counsel

Proactive and Innovative Counsel. In today’s competitive and highly regulated marketplace, clients need access to proactive and innovative legal guidance.  Our attorneys actively monitor legal developments and alert clients to issues before they become problems. We approach conflicts and challenges from a unique perspective, providing insights and solutions that drive success.

Interdisciplinary Approach

Interdisciplinary Approach. When legal issues are complex, finding the right solutions requires a team of attorneys working together across multiple disciplines.  Attorneys throughout our firm’s diverse practice groups regularly share resources and ideas to resolve challenging legal problems and achieve our clients’ goals.

Longevity and Continuity of Service

Longevity and Continuity of Service. Our clients trust that we will be here when they need us.  Not only has our firm stood the test of time across three centuries, but many of our attorneys have also been with us for decades, and some for their entire careers.  Our longevity and continuity of service ensure that you will have direct access to a team of seasoned professionals that know you and your business – past, present and future.

Serving our Communities

Serving our Communities. Cullen and Dykman personnel have a longstanding tradition of active involvement in the communities where we live and work. Our attorneys and professional staff support numerous charitable causes and non-profit organizations by serving as volunteers and participating on boards and committees. 

Our Attorneys

Our Attorneys. Cullen and Dykman offers a dynamic team of attorneys who are at the top of their respective fields of practice. Members of our firm have served in prominent government positions at the federal and state levels. Our attorneys have also held various leadership roles in state and local bar associations, including three partners who have served as President of the New York State Bar Association.  We are business-minded professionals who have a deep understanding of the law and the diverse environments in which our clients operate.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:

Cullen and Dykman’s Coronavirus Task Force is here to assist you with the unprecedented and wide-ranging challenges the COVID-19 outbreak poses to your business and your workforce. Our multidisciplinary team of attorneys has assessed and continues to update critical issues across a variety of industries. Explore our collection of timely alerts, webinars, and updates.

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