Jennifer A. Cohen Member New York
Phone: 212.238.4800 Fax: 212.238.4848 jcohen@lcbf.com

Jennifer is a passionate advocate for each of her clients, sensitive to their individual needs, and tenacious in pursuit of a successful resolution.  She meticulously approaches each case with a strategy tailored to her client’s specific objectives.

Jennifer works on a wide range of civil litigation matters in state and federal court, and before administrative agencies. Her practice includes employment, civil rights, and professional liability litigation.

Jennifer initially joined LCBF in 2012, after having served as a law clerk for the Honorable Malachy E. Mannion, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. As a law clerk, she assisted in drafting well over fifty decisions on motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment and motions for judgment on the pleadings in a variety of civil cases.

In 2015 and 2016, Jennifer was recognized by Super Lawyers as a New York Metro Rising Star in the area of Civil Litigation. In 2016, Jennifer was listed as a Top Woman Attorney in New York by Super Lawyers.  Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters.  A description of their selection methodology can be found here.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

From 2017 to 2019, Jennifer left private practice to work for Zurich Insurance Company where she oversaw the handling of employment, professional liability, and general liability claims.

Jennifer rejoined LCBF in April 2019 as a member.  Jennifer utilizes her prior civil litigation and judicial clerkship experience, as well as her knowledge of the insurance industry, to best serve each individual client.

Practice Areas

Admissions

New York, 2009
District of Columbia, 2011
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Published Works

Accommodate—Or Else, Courts and laws trend toward mandating website accessibility under the ADA, CLM Magazine, August 2018

Objections Overruled: The Trial Advocacy Couse Should be Mandatory, 30 Pace L. Rev. 1195, 2010

Associations and Professional Activities

New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA)

Honors and Awards

Co-President, Jewish Law Students Association

New York Metro Super Lawyer – Rising Star, Civil Litigation 2015 & 2016 [see text to the left]

Education

J.D., Cum Laude, Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, 2008
Dean’s List
Executive Symposium Editor, Pace Law Review
Dean’s Scholar for Civil Procedure Course

B.A., SUNY – Binghamton, 2005
Dean’s List
Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society