Bay Area Employment Attorney


Your life at work is one of your absolutely core experiences. When your employer breaks the law, it can have huge ripple effects throughout your life. You need a lawyer who understands not only employment law in all its complexity but also what you are going through. For 25 years, Alan Cohen has been getting maximum results for California employees. “Our work is such a huge piece of our identity,” he says. “I’ve seen how being mistreated at work can take a serious toll on your emotional and physical well-being” Alan’s deep knowledge, long experience, and top skills are widely recognized in the legal community, but he believes it is respecting clients’ experiences and helping them recover their dignity and agency that is the key to success.

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Reasonable Accommodation



Reasonable Accommodation

Overtime <br>Class Action



Class Action

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Our skilled legal team will examine the factors influencing your case, provide professional insight and create a strategy to pursue your desired results.



We want to make the process as simple as possible. We know the right questions to ask and the best strategies to build your case. When possible, we’ll try to resolve the case through negotiation.



If the results you need aren’t achieved through negotiation, we will do whatever we have to do to prepare you to take the case all the way through trial. We are experienced litigators and never back down from the biggest corporations or law firms.


Alan F. Cohen

San Francisco Employment Lawyer

Alan F. Cohen


Alan F. Cohen

For 25 years, Alan Cohen has provided fierce advocacy and sophisticated employment representation to Bay Area employees. Mr.Cohen has recovered millions of dollars in damages, negotiated hundreds of severance and employment agreements, and protected the jobs and rights of all kinds of workers. From fast-food workers to CEOs, he has dedicated his career to protecting employees at every level. Mr.Cohen’s deep knowledge of employment law and creative, committed advocacy give his clients an edge in any dispute. It doesn’t matter who the opponent is. He regularly represents and counsels employees throughout California against the biggest law firms and corporations in the world.

“I am so grateful that I reached out to Alan when I did. I was
pushed out of my last job and about to accept a measly severance
when a friend of mine referred me to Alan. I wasn’t sure if I had a
case, but after reviewing the materials I sent to him he assured me
that we could get more than what was being offered…”
Candace L.

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Alan F. Cohen

Why Choose Alan?


Selecting an employment lawyer is an important decision that should not be taken lightly. This is a dynamic and fast-changing area of law. For twenty-five years, I have personally committed myself to ensuring my clients get the compassionate representation they need while getting them the best possible outcome. Since 1998, I have zealously represented hundreds of employees in all types of disputes, including:

  • Protecting the rights of workers who face discrimination for age, race, gender, and other protected categories;
  • Recovering just compensation for employees who have been sexually harassed;
  • Forcing employers to meet their obligations to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled employees;
  • Helping employees understand their rights and navigate through a complicated justice system;
  • Negotiating employment contracts, including new offers, severance, confidentiality, and non-compete agreements;
  • Helping workers get the wages they earned and should have been paid;
  • Recovering commissions, bonuses, overtime, and other wages owed by employers;
  • Pursuing compensation for employees who have been misclassified as independent contractors or wrongly classified as exempt from overtime;
  • Getting justice and compensation for employees who have been defamed.
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