L. Russell Mitten

L. Russell Mitten, Attorney

For more than 20 years Russ Mitten served as chief legal officer and corporate secretary of large public companies in the telecommunications and public utility industries, most recently as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Citizens Communications Company (now Frontier Communications). His experience spans the full range of business and legal issues encountered by large and regulated companies, including mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; corporate and securities matters; commercial transactions; labor and employment law; and, corporate governance. He also has represented clients in proceedings before the FCC, the FERC, and more that 30 state utility regulatory agencies. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Texas, Washington, and Hawaii. Russ is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Energy Law, as well as Who’s Who in America.

B.A.; Southeast Missouri State University
J.D.; Washington University in St. Louis


Phone: 573.635.7166 ext. 160
Fax: 573.635.0427