May 20, 2014

From Law360

by Erin Coe

Polsinelli PC said Friday it has expanded its Los Angeles office with an employment and class action defense litigator from Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP, an insurance recovery specialist from Alston & Bird LLP and a health care lawyer from Jones Day. Noel Cohen, Richard Giller and Travis Jackson joined the firm as shareholders, and the three lawyers will enhance the firm’s national business litigation, insurance and health care teams respectively.

Having practiced at Manatt for the last 13 years, Cohen centers on complex commercial litigation, employment matters and class action defense. He draws on his advocacy skills, litigation background and an understanding of clients’ business goals to help them with high-profile and novel cases through settlement, arbitration and trial. He said the move to Polsinelli offered him “a unique and exciting opportunity to help grow a young office of a rising AmLaw 100 firm."

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