Sarah Cullum wearing a plaid jacket and pink top.

Sarah E. Cullum


Baltimore, MD Office
Suite 1900
250 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore MD, 21201
Affiliations & Achievements


Sarah E. Cullum is an associate in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation & Employers’ Liability Practice Group. She represents employers and insurers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Before joining Semmes, Sarah was a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney with two Washington, D.C., firms. She also worked as a civil litigation law clerk for a Bethesda, Maryland, firm and as a clerk for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia.

While in law school, Sarah was a Louisiana Rule XX student attorney for the Tulane University School of Law Juvenile Litigation Clinic and handled delinquency, dependency, abuse, and neglect cases for clients as young as 12. Sarah also served as senior articles editor for Volume 28 (2018) of the Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality, the official journal of the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association. After graduating with her J.D. from Tulane Law, she was selected as an Advocacy LL.M. Fellow for the 2018-2019 school year at American University Washington College of Law while she was completing her Advocacy LL.M.


  • 2022, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • 2022, Maryland
  • 2021, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • 2020, District of Columbia


  • American University Washington College of Law (Advocacy LL.M., 2019)
  • Tulane University School of Law (J.D., 2018)
  • Tulane University (B.A., English and Sociology, cum laude, 2015)

Affiliations & Associations

  • American University Washington College of Law
  • Tulane University School of Law
  • Tulane University
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Phi Mu Fraternity


  • Case Note, Brooke S.B. v. Elizabeth A. C. C.: A Long-Overdue Victory for Estranged Same-Sex Parents in New York’s Highest Court 26 Tulane J. L. & Sexuality (2017), with Mackenzie Shearer.
  • Attorney Sexual Misconduct: The ABA Update of Model Rule 8.4 and the Creation of Model Rule 1.8, Hot Topics in the Legal Profession, (Steven Alan Childress ed. 2017).