Cullen J. Werwie


Cullen J. Werwie


Cullen Werwie is a trusted advisor whose practice as a member of Foley’s Tax, Benefits & Estate Planning and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Groups is informed by his previous careers in the health insurance industry and state government.

Prior to law school, Cullen worked as the director of operations for a health insurance company and for the State of Wisconsin. For the health plan, he directed vendor negotiations and contracting, managed the account retention team, and assisted with the restructuring of the company from a joint venture to a wholly owned subsidiary of a health system. During this time, he assisted in the negotiations of key contracts including an RFP that led to the selection of a new pharmacy benefit manager. While with the state, Cullen served as an aide in the Assembly, Senate, and executive branch, and as the Governor’s spokesperson.

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
17 April 2024 Legal News: Employee Benefits Insights

Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 401(k) Plan Fiduciary Implications

AI is emerging as a major transformative force across various industries, including finance and retirement planning.
11 April 2024 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents ARCHIMED in Acquisition of Majority Stake in Innovative Skincare Company Cellese

Foley & Lardner LLP represented global private equity health care specialist ARCHIMED in its acquisition of a majority stake in Cellese, a developer of innovative topical dermo cosmetics sold under the AnteAGE brand name.
17 January 2024 Foley Ignite

Unlocking Stock Options: Employee Loans and Considerations

When it comes to employee compensation, companies constantly explore innovative ways to align their workforce's interests with the organization's success.
18 December 2023 Legal News: Employee Benefits Insights

Five Most Common Questions and Answers: Health Plans’ Gag Clause Attestations – Due December 31, 2023

Here are the five most asked questions we have received on the Gag Clause Prohibition Compliance Attestation, and our answers.
19 July 2023 Newsletters

High Deductible Health Plan First Dollar Coverages in Flux

A recent string of lawsuits, regulatory guidance, and market trends have dramatically impacted the types of services that enjoy first dollar coverage under high deductible health plan and health savings account offerings.
09 March 2023 Article

Air Ambulance Cost Reporting Delayed Until Rules are Finalized

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently updated its website to indicate that data elements and data collection deadlines will be published in final rules. The website specifically provides that data collection will not begin until after the final rules are published.