Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar
Class of 2001
Before attending IIT/Chicago-Kent, Mr. McCullin served in the U.S. Air Force for five years. He later became an accounting manager for a Fortune 500 telecommunications company. In addition to a law degree from Chicago-Kent, Mr. McCullin holds a B.S. in physics and an M.B.A. in financial management. He also is a certified public accountant and a member of Sigma Pi Sigma and Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies. While at Chicago-Kent, Mr. McCullin served on the Chicago-Kent Law Review, was elected to the Order of the Coif, and won the Charles Evans Hughes Moot Court Competition. He also served as a judicial clerk intern for U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo.
After graduation from Chicago-Kent, Mr. McCullin worked for the Chicago-based international law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP and the New York-based international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP as a business lawyer, representing multinational corporations, commercial and investment banks, and private equity and venture capital funds. He principally practiced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and sales, corporate and securities law, and international finance and capital restructurings. Now semi-retired, Mr. McCullin has returned to his hometown of Monroe, Louisiana. There he dabbles in law and accounting at the University of Louisiana at Monroe when he is not traveling the world with his wife, Shelley.