Professor Cunningham joined Phoenix School of Law in 2009. Prior to working at PhoenixLaw, Professor Cunningham worked at the Supreme Court of Texas since 2005 as a staff attorney to Justice Scott A. Brister. While working at the Supreme Court he was also selected by the Chief Justice to train all law clerks on many aspects of the Court: the Court’s jurisdiction, preservation of error, legal memo writing, legal research and citation. Before joining the Texas Supreme Court, Professor Cunningham was employed at Rose Walker L.L.P. in Dallas where he practiced civil appellate and general litigation for over three years. After graduating from law school, he clerked for Judge Joel F. Dubina on the Eleventh Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.
Professor Cunningham also has published several articles in scholarly journals. Recent publications include an article in the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law that focuses on recovery for mental and psychological injuries sustained on international commercial flights as well as an article on the underlying property law principles that motivate easement law, published in the St. John's Law Review. His main areas of research interest include: Privacy and Data Security, Property, Constitutional Law, Appellate Law and Complex Litigation.
While attending Baylor Law School, Professor Cunningham served as Managing Editor of the Baylor Law Review.