Brian C. Mulhall
Attorney Brian Mulhall was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a high school wrestler and Ohio state place winner at Lake Catholic High School. After attending college at Notre Dame, Brian graduated from Navy Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL and subsequently served active duty assignments at U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FOUR (Port Hueneme, CA), Multi-National Force – Iraq (Baghdad, Iraq), and Special Boat Team TWENTY (Little Creek, VA). During his last tour in Virginia, Brian met his wife (a native Marylander). After his Navy service, Brian moved to Manhattan while attending Columbia Law School. Prior to founding Mulhall Zion LLC, Brian held positions in the U.S. Department of Justice, Jones Day, General Electric Company, and also taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University. He lives with his wife Colleen and three children in Brecksville, Ohio.
Columbia University Law School, J.D.
James Kent and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
University of Notre Dame, B.A., summa cum laude (Economics)
Study abroad: Trinity College – Dublin, Ireland
All Ohio state courts
All Maryland state courts
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court of Maryland
General Electric Company
Negotiated contracts to close and structured complex commercial deals with multiple Fortune 50 customers.
Member of the firm's litigation practice with global client-facing experience representing multinational corporations as well as individual executives.
United States Department of Justice
Member of prestigious Attorney General’s Honors Program with a focus on federal criminal cyber investigations and prosecutions
Cleveland State University, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Law & Policy Management – Health & Human Performance
Case Western Reserve University, Adjunct Professor of Law
National Security Law Seminar
Commissioned Officer, United States Navy
Five years of active-duty service, including on-the-ground deployment to Iraq as the Aide-de-camp to an Air Force general officer at the U.S. military headquarters in Baghdad.
Extern – United States Department of State, Office of the Legal Adviser
Intern – United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio
Columbia Law School Environmental Law Clinic
Member of team that successfully challenged and struck down Pennsylvania’s Act 13 fracking law in ruling upheld by PA Supreme Court.
Memberships & Associations
Notre Dame Club of Cleveland
Columbia Alumni Association of Cleveland
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Irish American Law Society of Cleveland
Wrestlers in Business, Cleveland Chapter