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Hamish Cohen MBCB Attorneys

Hamish Cohen

Hamish acts as outside general counsel to businesses in multiple industries. He also competes in Ironman triathlons.

Background & Current Focus

Hamish is a founding partner of Mattingly Burke Cohen & Biederman and an experienced counselor. Recognized by his peers as a SuperLawyer, his practice focuses on client counseling and litigation in a wide range of business and personal contexts. His expertise includes business transactions, corporate governance, securities compliance, tax litigation and class actions.  He provides practical and thoughtful advice relying upon his experience, cutting-edge tools and technology, and sophisticated methods of legal analysis and trial process. 

Hamish represents and advises start-up businesses, Fortune 100 companies, states, individuals, and local, regional, and national entities in matters that include merger and acquisition, corporate governance, litigation, dispute resolution, risk management, and business advice. He often serves as trusted outside counsel to businesses, and he has handled disputes from pre-litigation negotiation, through trial and the appeal from both the plaintiff and defense perspective.  

Hamish is also a partner in Proteus Discovery Group, an eDiscovery services and consulting company, and DiscoveryMaster, a software platform for eDiscovery reporting. He was previously a partner at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP. 


  • B.A., English Literature, Indiana University, 1994
  • J.D., Indiana University Mauer School of Law, 2001