Geoffrey A. Mitchell
Mr. Mitchell, a native of New Canaan, Connecticut, joined The Kullman Firm in 2015. Mr. Mitchell received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Denison University in Granville, Ohio and his Juris Doctorate (magna cum laude) from American University, Washington College of Law in 2012. While attending law school, Mr. Mitchell was a member of the Business Law Review, worked as an extern at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation-Appellate Section, and served as a litigation clerk at a law firm in Washington D.C.
Prior to joining The Kullman Firm, Mr. Mitchell was an associate with a boutique civil litigation firm in Metairie, Louisiana where he gained extensive experience representing numerous clients in toxic tort, medical malpractice, personal injury, and premises liability actions in state, federal and administrative courts in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Mr. Mitchell currently represents and counsels private employers in various areas of employment law, including discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination actions, with particular emphasis on wage and hour litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as well as state wage and hour laws, including individual claims, class and collective actions, and hybrid actions. In particular, Mr. Mitchell has experience defending employers against claims for unpaid overtime, exemption misclassification, minimum wage and fluctuating work week violations in multiple state and federal courts throughout the United States.
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
Denison University, B.A., 2002
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
Mississippi State Bar Association
Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
Freret Improvement District, Board Member (2015-Present)
All Louisiana State Courts
All Mississippi State Courts
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western District of Louisiana
U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit