May 30, 2014
The Workers’ Compensation Commission is pleased to welcome Thomas J. Mullins as our newest Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.
Commissioner Mullins brings with him nearly twenty years’ experience in labor and employment, personal injury, criminal defense, workers’ compensation, and family law. After graduating from Pitzer College in Claremont, California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature, Commissioner Mullins went on to earn a Master of Science degree in International Business Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. He then studied European Union Law and International Business Transactions from the Notre Dame School of International Law in London, England, and finally earned his Juris Doctor from the Suffolk University School of Law in Boston.
From 1996-1999 Commissioner Mullins conducted civil rights investigations and hearings as a member of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights. He then moved to the State of Connecticut Department of Labor, where he served as a hearings attorney in Family Medical Leave Act and Unemployment Insurance Fraud Claims, as well as Freedom of Information Act Requests.
Following his service with the State of Connecticut, Commissioner Mullins served as an associate attorney with the firm of Brignole & Bush in Hartford, Connecticut and then with the firm of Rome & Katz in Hartford, Connecticut, working in Labor and Employment, Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Litigation, and Criminal Defense law.
Since 2002 Commissioner Mullins operated his own law firm, the Law Offices of Thomas J. Mullins, LLC, in Hartford, Connecticut, where he continued practicing in the aforementioned areas of law and gained substantive experience and success in all phases of Civil, Administrative and Criminal Litigation.
Congratulations Commissioner Mullins and welcome to the Workers’ Compensation Commission!