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Caroline Cohen

Associate

Email: ccohen@unioncounsel.net
Telephone: (510) 337-1001

Education:
Golden Gate University School of Law, 2011
University of California at Santa Cruz, 2007

Caroline Cohen joined Weinberg, Roger and Rosenfeld in 2015 as an associate in the Alameda office. Her work includes litigating wage and hour class and individual actions,  as well as discrimination claims and duty of fair representation claims. Her practice further extends to filing RC petitions to certify new unions, unfair labor practice proceedings, advising unions and counseling at a legal clinic. Ms. Cohen also handles labor arbitrations and hearings before the National Labor Relations Board on labor representation matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Cohen worked at Project Sentinel, a fair housing agency that filed housing discrimination complaints and promoted fair housing awareness through community education. As part of a post-bar fellowship program, Ms. Cohen worked with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In law school, Ms. Cohen interned at the U.S. Department of Labor, Equal Rights Advocates, Tenderloin Housing Clinic and the Women’s Employment Rights Clinic. She also held a judicial externship at the Northern District of California with former Magistrate Judge Zimmerman. Ms. Cohen was an editor on law review and published the article entitled: California's Campaign For Paid Family Leave: A Model For Passing Federal Paid Leave, 41 Golden Gate U. L. Rev. (2011).

Through her work, Ms. Cohen is committed to furthering the betterment of workers’ lives and the progress of the labor movement.

Practice Areas:
Labor Arbitrations and Collective Bargaining Negotiations
Class Actions and Wage and Hour Litigation
Employment Discrimination

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