Jonathan K. Cohn (Jon) focuses on employment, employee benefits, and whistleblower cases. Jon also litigates individual employment discrimination actions in both federal and state court, advises executives and professionals concerning their employment and non-competition agreements, and negotiates severance packages.
Jon graduated cum laude from Fordham University School of Law in New York City in 1997. His accomplishments in law school include serving as a member of the Fordham Law Review and selection for the Order of the Coif.
After law school, Jon served as a Pro Se Law Clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He then worked in the general litigation department of Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel in New York City for four and a half years. After relocating to Pittsburgh in 2004, Jon focused his practice on plaintiff-side employment law and public and private sector union-side labor law.
Jon is licensed to practice law in in the states of Pennsylvania and New York. His federal bar admissions include the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He is a member of NELA (the National Employment Lawyers Association), and the Allegheny County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section).
Jon was raised in Austin, Texas. After living in New York for ten years, he is happy to call Pittsburgh home. Before law school, he worked for United Parcel Service, where he represented his part-time coworkers as a shop steward in Teamsters Local 657.
Jon and his family live in Squirrel Hill.