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Bret Cohen Joins Employment Litigation Group at
Nelson Mullins in Boston

BOSTON (August 7, 2017)–Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced today that Bret A. Cohen has joined the Firm as a partner in the Boston office and will co-chair the Labor and Employment Practice. Mr. Cohen previously served as co-chair of the Employee Mobility, Non-Competes & Trade Secrets Act at Mintz Levin.

Mr. Cohen’s practice covers a range of industries in the drafting and enforcement of non-compete, confidentiality, and other employment-related agreements throughout the United States. Mr. Cohen advises public company executives on terminations and employment issues and provides advice on a range of matters involving employment agreements, termination of high level executives, worker classification, deal diligence, and hiring oversight and best practices. His practice covers both the negotiation and drafting of relevant agreements and the regular enforcement in litigation of the claims of employers seeking to enforce those agreements. 

Mr. Cohen is recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for his labor and employment practice in Massachusetts. He also has been recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a “Top Five Up-and-Coming Lawyers in the Commonwealth.” He is a Fellow of the Massachusetts and American Bar Foundations.

A graduate of the University of Illinois (B.A.) and St. Louis University (J.D.), Mr. Cohen is a member of the Bar in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, and numerous U.S. district courts. He served as chair of the American Bar Association for the Subcommittee on Employment Litigation from 2003-2009.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 550 attorneys and other professionals with offices in California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. For more information on the Firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.

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