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Jeffrey Wrubel Cowan

Jeffrey Wrubel Cowan

AV-Rated, Super Lawyer Selected Employment Lawyer at The Cowan Law Firm
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Civil Rights ...
  • California
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Based in Los Angeles (now Beverly Hills and near Santa Monica), employment and business trial lawyer Jeffrey W. Cowan has an "AV î Preeminent" rating from Martindale-Hubbell. From 2007 through 2021, Mr. Cowan was named a "Southern California Super Lawyer". Professional Experience. Mr. Cowan specializes in employment and business litigation. He represents plaintiffs and defendants, and has recovered many millions of dollars for his clients (and also saved millions for his defendant clients). He also successfully sued Donald Trump's golf club. Learn more at Mr. Cowan earned his B.A. (cum laude) from Cornell University in 1986 and his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 1991. In law school, Mr. Cowan served as the constitutional law teaching assistant for Professor Jonathan Varat, and he completed the Moot Court Honors Program. Before starting his own firm (see, Mr. Cowan was a partner and an associate at Kendig & Ross, an "AV î Preeminent" boutique in Century City where he spent nine years practicing complex business litigation and employment law. His clients ranged from Fortune 500 corporations to smaller businesses in Los Angeles, the Midwest and the East Coast. Individual clients ranged from celebrities to professionals and just âregular folk.â Mr. Cowan also successfully prosecuted criminals for the Ventura County District Attorney, the Los Angeles City Attorney and the Inglewood City Attorney through the Los Angeles County Bar Associationâs Trial Advocacy Program. Mr. Cowan then spent two years as âOf Counselâ to another "AV î Preeminent" Los Angeles law firm that did high stakes trials for Fortune 500 corporations. Mr. Cowan has substantial trial experience. It includes: Prosecuting (and winning) jury trials; numerous court trials and arbitrations; defending wage claims before the Labor Commissioner.

Cornell Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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UCLA School of Law
Law Degree (1991)
Honors: Top Grade in Class: Foreign Policy and National Security Constitutional Law Teaching Assistant to Prof. Jonathan Varat
Activities: Moot Court Honors Program
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Speaking Engagements
Spotting and Litigating Labor Code Claims, 2018 Annual CELA Employment Law Conference, San Diego, California
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 157474
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Business Law
Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Elder Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • battery
  • breach of contract
  • breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing
  • failure to pay overtime
  • fraud
  • interference with contractual relations
  • sexual abuse
  • Sexual harassment
  • trade secret theft
  • unfair competition
  • wage and hour
  • will contests
  • wrongful termination
  • discrimination
  • General Civil
  • English
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The Cowan Law Firm
9401 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2975
Toll-Free: (310) 394-1420
Telephone: (310) 394-1420
Fax: (310) 394-1430