Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Cohorn Law’s expertise in a broad range of practice areas, spanning an array of industries, enables the firm to advocate for and assist its clients through a variety of legal challenges.  Find out how this breadth, combined with deep subject matter knowledge, can benefit you.

Employment & Labor

Intellectual Property

Sports & Entertainment

Class Action

Commercial Transactions and Litigation

Appeals & Writs


Employment & Labor

Cohorn Law represents both management and employees in all facets of arbitration and litigation ranging from single-plaintiff complaints to complex class, representative, and collective actions.  Our expertise spans subject areas including harassment, discrimination, wage and hour, negligent hiring and supervision, trade secrets, collective bargaining issues, and wrongful termination. (read more)


Intellectual Property

Cohorn Law is passionate about protecting its clients’ intellectual property rights.  We have deep expertise in litigating trademark and copyright issues (including infringement claims and allegations of violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act), both in state and federal courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. (read more)


Sports & Entertainment

Our sports and entertainment law practice encompasses litigation, transactional matters, and counseling clients, primarily in the music and motion picture industries, as well as in professional and amateur sports.  In addition to an active Intellectual Property practice, Cohorn Law’s entertainment law practice includes handling domestic and international disputes over licensing agreements. (read more)


Class Action

Cohorn Law both prosecutes and defends class actions, as well as representative and collective actions and other complex litigation matters.  With experience representing plaintiff classes in asserting such diverse claims as wage and hour violations, employment discrimination, unlawful bank fees, violations of user privacy by smartphone applications, underpayment of royalties to songwriters and recording artists and illegal “balance billing” by hospitals for emergency medical services. (read more)


Commercial Transactions & Litigation

Cohorn Law works with businesses and consumers in a variety of commercial transactions and disputes. For instance, Cohorn Law’s founder recently represented the high-level executives and minority share holders of a San Francisco-based consulting company in connection with the company’s acquisition by a Fortune 500-listed global commercial real estate services and investment firm. (read more)


Appeals & Writs

Whether seeking to reverse an adverse ruling at trial or protecting a trial court victory from an opponent’s challenge, the importance of highly effective appellate counsel cannot be overestimated. Cohorn Law’s founder has demonstrated that effectiveness in both state and federal courts — from assisting in overturning an eight-figure verdict (including a hefty award of punitive damages against an employer client accused of negligently hiring and supervising its workers, to obtaining a writ of mandamus directing the trial court to reverse its ruling allowing a trade organization to use the California Public Records Act to obtain a client’s private records, and more. (read more)