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Michelle Cohen

Chief Talent Officer
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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New York, USA
    Local Time: Wednesday 00:46

Practice Expertise

  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Consumer Products

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Consumer Products
  • False Advertising
  • Food and Beverage
  • Life Sciences / Health Care
  • Litigation
  • Media, Entertainment and Sports
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Products Liability
  • View More

Profile

Michelle Cohen is an experienced litigator, now serving as Patterson Belknap’s Chief Talent Officer. In this role, Ms. Cohen is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Firm’s Human Resources, Recruiting and Professional Development strategies, which includes the recruitment, retention, professional development and advancement of attorneys and business services employees. She collaborates with Firm leadership to help make Patterson Belknap the best professional home in New York City, maintaining an atmosphere and culture of civility, dignity, inclusion, and respect in which all Firm personnel can engage and flourish. Ms. Cohen is also Of Counsel in the Firm’s litigation department.

Ms. Cohen graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. 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.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Courts of Appeals, Second Circuit; Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2004)
    • Symposia Editor, Cardozo Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Wisconsin (B.A., 1999)

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Consumer Products
  • False Advertising
  • Food and Beverage
  • Life Sciences / Health Care
  • Litigation
  • Media, Entertainment and Sports
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Products Liability

Professional Career


Professional Activities and Experience

MEMBERSHIPS: New York State Bar Association; The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar (member 2019-present); SHRM; NALP; PDC; NYCRA.


Blogs

Antitrust Update

Antitrust Update Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis on criminal and civil antitrust and competition-related issues. Patterson Belknap’s antitrust lawyers represent clients in antitrust litigation and counseling matters, including those related to pricing, marketing, distribution, franchising, and joint ventures and other strategic alliances. We have significant experience with government civil and criminal/cartel investigations, providing the unique perspectives of former...

Biologics Blog

Biologics Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis related to biologics, including the legal developments, trends and changing regulation that impact the biotechnology industry. Patterson Belknap represents biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare companies in a broad range of patent litigation matters, including patent infringement cases, PTO trial proceedings, patent licensing and other contractual disputes. Our team includes highly experienced trial attorneys with extensive...

Data Security Law Blog

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with comprehensive services in this critical area. Our team of experienced litigators, corporate advisors and former federal and state prosecutors advises on a broad range of privacy and data protection matters includi

Data Security Law Blog

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with comprehensive services in this critical area. Our team of experienced litigators, corporate advisors and former federal and state prosecutors advises on a broad range of privacy and data protection matters...

Misbranded

Misbranded is Patterson Belknap’s blog covering false advertising litigation—both consumer class actions and competitor suits—with a particular focus on FDA-regulated products (foods/beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and dietary supplements).

New York Commercial Division Decisions

The blog is a source for insights and developments related to practice in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court. This blog reviews key developments in the Commercial Division, including important decisions handed down by the Commercial Division and appellate court decisions reviewing Commercial Division decisions. The blog also covers changes and proposed changes to Commercial Division rules and practice, including revisions to the rules since January 2015. The...

NY Patent Decisions Blog

NYPatentDecisionsBlog.com is a source for the latest patent decisions from the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. The blog is authored by Patterson Belknap’s Patent Litigation practice group, whose members are highly experienced trial attorneys with extensive technical knowledge. Many have advanced scientific degrees and industry experience in fields such as communications, electrical and electro-optical technology, semiconductor technology, metallurgical...

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