As Managing Partner of Polsinelli's Los Angeles office and Vice Chair of the Commercial Litigation practice, Noel Cohen works closely with clients to build relationships and manage their legal needs both in and out of the courtroom. Noel combines strong advocacy skills, litigation experience and an understanding of clients’ business goals to deliver results in high profile and novel cases through settlement, arbitration and trial. His litigation practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, employment litigation and class action defense.
He has significant experience in actions involving:
Litigating complex actions involving breach of contract and fiduciary duties, partnership disputes, false advertising, intellectual property, and other general business contract and tort claims.
Defending class actions with legal issues involving consumer-protection statutes including claims brought under California's Unfair Competition Law, Business & Professions Code Section 17200, Business & Professions Code Section 17600 and Consumer Legal Remedies Act.
Defending claims of wrongful termination, sexual harassment, age, race and gender discrimination, overtime, misclassification, misappropriation of trade secrets, use of independent contractors and other employment disputes in single plaintiff and class actions in state and federal court and before various administrative agencies.
Clients include individuals and companies of all sizes and ranges of industries, including non-profits, sports, entertainment, food and beverage, apparel, financial services and technology.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Noel S. Cohen