Beaumont’s Ferguson Law Firm announced a new attorney is joining the law firm. Cullen McDonald joined in late 2022. Paul ‘Chip’ Ferguson, managing partner of Ferguson Law Firm, said, “Adding Cullen McDonald to our roster continues our expansion and growth as a law firm. He is an excellent addition to an already excellent law firm.”


Cullen McDonald

P. Cullen McDonald brings, along with his strong academic credentials, an athlete’s competitive spirit to The Ferguson Law Firm. Cullen attended Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana where he earned Dean’s List recognition. Cullen was also an NCAA Division 1 pitcher for the NSU Demons’ baseball team. Besides excellence on the diamond, Cullen earned recognition for being listed on Southland Conference Honor Roll.

Upon graduation, Mr. McDonald then attended Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University where he earned his J.D., Magna cum laude, in 2022. He was the Senior Editor for Louisiana Law Review (Vol. 82) and a member of the LSU Law Board of Advocates. He received a Paul M. Hebert Scholar Award, Dean’s Scholarship Award, and CLI Excellence for the Future Award for both Estate Planning and Taxation, and Maritime Torts. He also received the Chancellor’s Council Tullis Moot Court Award.

While at LSU, Cullen served as a legal intern for United States District Judge Shelly D. Dick. He was also the published author of McDonald, P.C.; The Qui Tam Question: Proper Pleading Requirements for Relaters Under the FCA, 82 LA. L. REV. 359 (2021). He joined the Ferguson Law Firm in September 2022.

Ferguson said of McDonald, “I knew Cullen when he was much younger and his father was the baseball coach at West Brook High School. Next thing I knew, this impressive applicant walks into my office and it’s the same kid all grown up. I hired him on the spot. Cullen is bright and is going to be an excellent trial lawyer. I look forward to watching him develop.”


The Ferguson Law Firm continues its representation of each client to the best of our ability from their principal office in Beaumont, Texas. The firm has just concluded another record-breaking year on behalf of their clients and look forward to an even better 2023.