Mauricio Cuellar joins Lauletta Birnbaum after having conducted research, performed due diligence assessments, and participated in contract work for out-of-state and international clients while serving legal internships for two Philadelphia law firms and one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers.

Prior Experience
While in law school, Mauricio put the theories learned into practice.  He was selected to participate as a Due Diligence Fellow for the Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic Chapter, an angel investment group, where he reviewed the start-ups’ operating agreements, client contracts, financial projections and drafted reports outlining the viability of the investment.  Concurrently, he worked as a Law Clerk with a law firm, primarily focused on bankruptcy and foreclosure matters with offices in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, where he assisted lenders and homeowners in reaching loan modification agreements.  In addition, he clerked during his second year summer for White & Williams, LLP, where he was exposed to an array of matters ranging from real property disputes to international mergers.

Prior to law school, Mauricio worked as a tax searcher, researching and identifying adverse claims attached to property in real estate deals.

Education
J.D., with a Business & Entrepreneurship Concentration, Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law (2013)
B.S. with a major in Finance, Rutgers University (2009)

Bar Admissions
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Honors, Awards, Recognition
While at Drexel, Mauricio was a member of the Earle Mack School of Law Transactional Lawyering Team (2012, 2013), where he was a winner of the 2013 Western New England Regional Transactional Lawyering Competition for successfully representing a client in the negotiation of a stock purchase agreement.  He was also an Ambassador for the Law School.

Selected by SJ Magazine as “Top Attorney” in Business Law (2015)

Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” (2017)

Business & Community Developments
Mauricio is fluent in Spanish, has served as a pro bono intern for the Eleventh Street Estate Planning Clinic, and is a former VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Volunteer.

Articles / Publications
SNJ Business People Magazine: Before You Hire, Beware of Existing Non-Compete Agreements.

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