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Ellen E. Cohen

Los Angeles

P 213-689-0404
F 213-689-0430


Ellen E. Cohen is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Cohen represents management in all types of employment disputes including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination cases in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration and administrative hearings.

Ms. Cohen also counsels clients on a wide range of employment-related issues, including employee discipline and termination, lay-off procedures, reasonable accommodations under the ADA and FEHA, leaves of absence under Family Medical Leave Act and state laws, wage and hour laws, and harassment and discrimination issues. Ms. Cohen drafts company policies and employee handbooks and conducts training seminars, including sexual harassment prevention training. She also conducts investigations into allegations of alleged workplace misconduct.

While attending law school, Ms. Cohen was a member of the Southwestern Law School Law Review and received the CALI Award-Contracts I and II, Constitutional Law.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Cohen exclusively practiced labor and employment law as an associate in the Los Angeles office of a boutique law firm specializing in labor and employment law.

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May 7, 2019
Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business

Ellen Cohen Comments on How Far Lawyers Are Bound by Confidentiality Agreements

May 7, 2019

Ellen Cohen comments on the California Supreme Court questioning how far lawyers can be bound by a confidentiality agreements in "Monster Energy Says Confidentiality Agreement Binds Lawyer," published by Bloomberg Big Law Business. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

January 4, 2019
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Announces 17 Newly Elevated Principals

January 4, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (January 4, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm has recently elevated 17 attorneys to Principal status. “Our newest Principals — a diverse group of attorneys who represent a variety of practice areas and geographic regions — are all... Read More

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Court Holds that Attorney is Not Bound by Confidentiality Provision
August 20, 2018

On August 13, 2018, the California Fourth District of Appeal held in Monster Energy Company v. Read More