Practice Areas of Emphasis:

  • Labor and Employment

  • Civil Litigation

  • School Law

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D. (2006)

  • Boston University School of Public Health, M.P.H. (2006)

  • Florida State University, B.S. (2003)

Honors and Distinctions

  • Paul J. Liacos Scholar at Boston University School of Law

  • Lexis-Nexis Online Scholar (Finalist – National Competition)

  • Boston University School of Law Negotiating Competition

  • (Semifinalist)

  • Boston University School of Law Client Counseling

  • Competition (Semifinalist)

  • Managing Editor, American Journal of Law &

  • Medicine, Boston University School of Law

  • Licensed mediator in the State of New Jersey

  • Contributing Editor, 2008-2016 Supplements to The Developing Labor Law, BNA Books

  • Member, NJSBA School Law Committee

  • Editor, DICTUM (newsletter to the NJSBA Young Lawyer’s Division)

  • Member, Essex County Bar Association

  • Board Member, New Jersey Labor Employment Relations Association (2013-present) - Currently serving as Vice President

    Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

  • United States District Court of New Jersey

  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

  • United States Supreme Court

Jonathan F Cohen

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

  • United States District Court of New Jersey

  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

  • United States Supreme Court

Authored Articles

  • “Drafting Discovery Requests in New Jersey Superior Court Actions,” Dictum (December 2008)

  • “New Jersey Adopts its Own Warn Act,” New Jersey Labor & Employment Law Quarterly (Spring 2008)

  • “Amendment of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to Include Religious Accommodation and Gender Expression,” New Jersey Labor & Employment Law Quarterly (Spring 2008)

  • “New COBRA Requirements Under Stimulus Bill,” New Jersey Labor & Employment Quarterly (publication forthcoming) (co-authored with Frederick T. Danser, Esq.).

  • Recent Case Development, “ERISA: States Lack Standing to Bring Claims on Behalf of Residents”, 30 Am. J. of Law & Medicine 562 (2004).

Noteworthy

Along with his law degree, Jonathan concurrently received an M.P.H. at Boston University’s School of Public Health, where he studied health services with a focus on the management of healthcare entities.

 

Jonathan has drafted or coauthored legal briefs that have been submitted to the New Jersey Superior Court Law and Appellate Divisions, New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, Public Employment Relations Commission, Civil Service Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Federal District Court of New Jersey, Third Circuit Court of Appeals and New Jersey Supreme Court.

Jonathan gives back to the community by serving on the Board of Directors (presently in the capacity of Secretary) for Alfre d/b/a Mrs. Wilson's House in Morristown, New Jersey.  He also volunteers as a judge in collegiate and high school mock trial competitions including the annual Yale University Invitational and Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Tournament.

 

 

Jonathan F Cohen - Plosia Cohen LLC