Cozen O’Connor: Mullen, Jeffery R

Jeffery R. Mullen

Associate

Philadelphia

(215) 665-6939

(215) 665-2013

Jeffery R. Mullen focuses his practice on construction law. Before becoming an attorney, Jeff worked for a regional contractor as a project manager, where he oversaw various residential, commercial, and public projects. Building upon that experience, Jeff’s practice is focused exclusively on the construction industry to assist clients in addressing the specific challenges they face before, during, and after project completion.

Jeff has counseled and represented owners, developers, contractors, and design professionals in all phases of construction projects and through the litigation and the alternative dispute resolution process. He has experience representing clients in disputes arising from a wide array of construction projects, including power plants, mass transit systems, highways, pipelines, dams, and commercial and residential building. In addition, Jeff counsels clients through contract formation and performance to identify, avoid and resolve disputes as a means of preventive risk management. He has experience drafting and negotiating design and construction contracts and proposals for projects ranging from commercial and residential renovations to major infrastructure improvements.

Jeff does pro bono and community work serving as trial counsel in cases ranging from the prosecution of prisoner civil rights matters to protecting the legal rights and interests of the elderly in the Greater Philadelphia Area against contractor fraud.

Jeff received his bachelor’s degree in business administration, magna cum laude, from Elizabethtown College where he was named Business Student of the Year. Jeff earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from Rutgers University School of Law. While at Rutgers, he served as managing editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion and was a legislative fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics and Government. 

Experience

News

Nationally Renowned Construction Law Practice Joins Cozen O’Connor

April 25, 2017

Four lawyers from Pepper Hamilton have joined Cozen O’Connor to spearhead the Construction Law Group. For more than three decades, these lawyers have successfully handled some of the largest and most complex construction litigation matters throughout the United States and abroad.

Publications

How the Miller Act May Help a Subcontractor Avoid the Effect of Subcontract Terms [The Legal Intelligencer]

August 04, 2018

Ray DeLuca, Fred Jacoby, and Jeff Mullen, attorneys in the firm's Construction Law Group, published, "How the Miller Act May Help a Subcontractor Avoid the Effect of Subcontract Terms" for The Legal Intelligencer.

Indemnity and Additional Insureds: Tools for Risk Shifting

August 22, 2017

Fred Jacoby, Ray DeLuca, and Jeff Mullen, of Cozen O'Connor's Construction Law Group, published, "Indemnity and Additional Insureds: Tools for Risk Shifting," in The Legal's Construction Law supplement.

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, J.D., summa cum laude, 2013
  • Elizabethtown College, B.S., magna cum laude, 2009
  • Pennsylvania