Michelle Cohen is a partner in the firm's litigation department, where she represents clients in all aspects of litigation in federal and state courts. Her primary areas of practice include commercial litigation and internal investigations. She also represents clients responding to inquiries and subpoenas from government agencies.
Ms. Cohen strongly supports the firm's pro bono practice and has represented pro bono clients in connection with the Vera Institute of Justice’s Guardianship Project, MFY Legal Services, Housing Conservation Coordinators, Advocates for Children, and the New York County District Attorney’s Office.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Cohen served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Louis L. Stanton, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Represent leading financial and business information provider in connection with allegations of corporate espionage and alleged violations of the federal antitrust laws as well as other state and federal laws.
Represented major pharmaceutical company in responding to FTC inquiry into potential false and deceptive advertising.
Represented international electronics and wireless company defending against allegations of trade secret theft.
Represented law firm in action claiming malpractice.
Represented art collector in breach of contract action against an authentication committee.
Represent major pharmaceutical company defending against allegations of false patent marking.
Represented foreign university defending against racial discrimination claim in EEOC proceeding.
Products Liability Litigation
Represented major pharmaceutical company in products liability actions involving specific drug.
Represented leading financial and business information provider in connection with insider trading and Martin Act investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and the N.Y. Attorney General’s Office.