Mitchell L. Pearl

Mitchell L. Pearl

Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP
Middlebury Office
Telephone 802.388.6356


Mitch concentrates on Social Security disability, estate planning, business and real estate transactions, and appeals.  His appellate practice includes the successful petition for certiorari and the merits briefs to the United States Supreme Court in Randall v. Sorrell a case challenging Vermont’s campaign finance statute. He also represents several not-for-profit organizations.

Mitch joined Langrock Sperry & Wool in 1989 after clerking for the Hon. Franklin S. Billings, Jr., Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont.  He has been listed in New England Super Lawyers since 2007 and in Best Lawyers in America® since 2008.  He is active in civil rights organizations, and was awarded the David W. Curtis Civil Liberties Award by the Vermont Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. He has served as a member of the Vermont Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Public Access to Court Records for more than fifteen years.

Mitch raised his three children in Brandon, where he lives with his wife and garden. He served two terms as chair of the Brandon Town School Board and six years on the Brandon Select Board.

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New York University School of Law (J.D. 1988) (Managing Editor, Law Review); Colgate University (B.A. 1980)

Bar Admissions

Admitted to state and federal courts in Vermont and New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court


Vermont and American Bar Associations; Vermont Association for Justice; National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives