Mitch Cogen began his career as a human resources executive. For ten years, Mitch was Corporate Manager, Human Resources for a large paper company based in Connecticut. Frequently finding himself sitting across the table from attorneys representing unions and state and federal agencies, Mitch became fascinated by the practice of law and enrolled in the University of Connecticut School of Law.
In 1999, Mitch moved to Portland and joined Bullard Law shortly thereafter. Impressed with his work, in 2004 Freightliner LLC (
With the business acumen acquired as a human resources professional and in-house attorney, Mitch truly understands the challenges his clients face. Mitch’s unique perspective helps him accurately assess and analyze situations, devise creative and effective solutions, avoid potential lawsuits, and successfully defend lawsuits when they arise. Mitch is passionate about partnering with clients to strategize and execute plans that successfully deliver desired results.
Mitch’s practice covers all areas of private and public sector labor and employment law, with a particular emphasis
Outside of the office, Mitch serves as Master member of the Owen M. Panner Inn of Court. An avid athlete, he plays competitive tennis, golf, and enjoys snow and waterskiing. When he has free time, Mitch spends as much of it as he can with his family.