Michael Cohen Adjunct Professor of Law

Phone: 540-458-8521

Email: mcohen@wlu.edu

Office: 462 Lewis Hall

Areas of Expertise/Classes Taught

International Competition Law Practicum


BA, Virginia Tech

JD, Washington and Lee University


Michael began his career as an Assistant Special Prosecutor investigating and prosecuting organized crime involvement with the failure of local financial institutions in the early 1990s. After his government service, Michael joined the Washington, D.C. antitrust firm Howrey & Simon. In 2003, Michael joined Heller Ehrman as a partner in Washington, D.C., where he helped develop and grow the firm's federal government antitrust merger defense practice. When Heller Ehrman ceased operations in 2008, Michael joined Paul Hastings as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. In 2015, Michael joined Sheppard Mullin's antitrust practice.