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Farinaz Tojarieh

Farinaz Tojarieh

also known as Farinaz Cohen

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor

About Me

Farinaz Cohen specializes in all aspects of employment law, such as wage and hour issues, exempt status, independent contractor status, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, hiring and firing issues, leaves of absence (including FMLA/CFRA), benefits, personnel practices, vacation, and sick leave.


Mrs. Cohen's law practice is dedicated to employment litigation and administrative hearings as well as advice and counsel regarding employment law issues, including Human Resources concerns and compliance checks.  


Litigation and Administrative Hearings:


Mrs. Cohen has extensive litigation experience. She represents clients in U.S. District Court, California State Court, and administrative agencies, including the Labor Commissioner's office, EEOC, unemployment appeals in CUIAB, and Labor Code 132a Petitions in the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.


Advice and counsel:


Mrs. Cohen provides clients with detailed advice and counsel regarding Human Resources concerns and compliance checks, prepares employee handbooks and severance agreements, and conducts sexual harassment prevention training.  




Mrs. Cohen received her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and her B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of California, where she graduated cum laude. While in law school, Mrs. Cohen was a law clerk at Kabateck Brown Kellner, as well as Khorrami, Pollard & Abir, where she was involved with various class action lawsuits in areas such as wage and hour disputes and products liability.


Mrs. Cohen is admitted to practice law in California, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.


Languages Spoken: English, Farsi, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Employment & Labor: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

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Contact Info

The Cohen Employment Law Firm

12301 Wilshire Boulevard.
Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA, 90025



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/AttorneyThe Cohen Employment Law Firm2014 - Present
AttorneyVan Vleck Turner & Zaller, LLP2010 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
California Restaurant AssociationService Provider2014 - Present
PIHRAMember2014 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityN/AJuris Doctor2008
University of California - Los AngelesCommunication StudiesBachelor of Arts2003