Sally Rogers Culley

Sally Rogers Culley

Partner
Orlando Office

407.839.4509 phone 407.835.2038 fax sculley@rumberger.com

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Sally Culley primarily practices in the areas of employment and commercial litigation. Her clients include large banks, mortgage servicers, insurance companies, public entities (e.g., school boards, cities, port and housing authorities), and smaller, local businesses.

With regard to employment law, Sally represents employers, both in the public and private sector, in defending employment-related claims, including claims of discrimination, wage and hour violations, whistle-blower violations, wrongful termination, harassment, and retaliation. She also provides consulting and training services designed to help prevent such claims and minimize risk. Finally, Sally assists with the creation and enforcement of employee handbooks, severance agreements, and non-compete agreements.

With regard to commercial litigation, Sally handles matters involving contract disputes, fraud, and statutory claims such as Florida’s Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act/Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, and RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act). Sally also represents clients in commercial mortgage foreclosures and workouts, construction lien compliance and litigation, quiet title actions, bankruptcy, and collection matters.

Sally also has significant experience reviewing and interpreting insurance policies, and she assists insurers with matters involving coverage and bad faith claims, evaluating such matters, and participating in litigation where necessary.

Education

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • Samford University, B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude, 1993

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Mortgage Bankers Association, Central Florida Chapter
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Orange County Bar Association
    Business Law and Labor and Employment Law Committees
  • American Bar Association
    Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Sections
  • The Florida Bar

Articles & Presentations

  • Co-Author, "First 'Gig Economy' Trial Decision: Independent Contractor," February 2018; Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Magazine, Spring 2018
  • Co-Author, "5 Reasons Your Sexual Harassment Training Isn’t Working," Law360.com, December 7, 2017
  • Co-Author, Employee vs. Independent Contractor: How This Classification is Bringing Legal Challenges to the Gig Economy," October 3, 2017
  • Co-Author, "What to Know About Website Accessibility Claims," June 2016