Based in Santa Monica, Jeffrey W. Cowan of The Cowan Law Firm is a Los Angeles employment lawyer and business trial lawyer.
Since 2002, Jeffrey has had an AV rating (the highest given) from Martindale.com, and he also has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Jeffrey has tried (and won) jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations; and recovered millions of dollars for his clients via individual lawsuits and class action lawsuits. He also has considerable appellate experience. His published appellate decisions are Kim V. J. F. Enterprises, 42 Cal. App. 4th 849 (1996), and Cowan v. Krayzman, 196 Cal. App. 4th 907 (2011).
Jeffrey Cowan's firm represents both businesses and individuals. Clients include businesses in Southern California and throughout the United States, as well as celebrities, entrepreneurs, professionals (including other lawyers) and just regular folks. Visit http://www.cowan-law.com for examples.
When appropriate, Jeffrey will represent clients on a contingency fee basis. Rates for hourly work are highly competitive for lawyers with comparable credentials and experience.
Jeffrey also is a former professional magician who “performed” his way through Cornell University (where he graduated cum laude) and the UCLA School of Law – and who still sometimes moonlights at trade shows. During law school, Jeffrey also headlined at the Magic Castle, and he has performed at venues ranging from the Playboy Mansion to the Friars Club in Los Angeles to the Canadian and Dutch embassies in Washington DC.
Finally but not least, Jeffrey is a devoted father to his identical twin sons.
Hourly ($325-500/hour), contingent (33-45%)
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Jeffrey Cowan is an AV rated litigation and labor lawyer. He is highly skilled in his area of labor and litigation. On the labor side he represents both employees and employers. Jeffrey is knowledgeable and responsive to client needs. I have referred Jeffrey clients and worked with him to solve client problems. Uniformly, Jeffrey has done an outstanding job and the clients have been very satisfied. I highly recommend Jeffrey.
Stephanie Granato Business Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
Jeff is an excellent attorney and committed advocate for his clients. As someone who was on the opposite side of a matter from him, I give him the highest compliment, which is to say that I have and would refer cases to him without hesitation.
Nhan Vu Business Attorney
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Southern California Super Lawyer -- Employment Law||Politics & Prose||2016|
|Southern California Super Lawyer -- Employment Law||Politics & Prose||2015|
|Super Lawyer -- Southern California||Politics & Prose||2014|
|Super Lawyer -- Southern California||Politics & Prose||2013|
|Super Lawyer -- Employment Law||Politics & Prose||2012|
|Super Lawyer -- Southern California||Politics & Prose||2011|
|Super Lawyer -- Southern California||Politics & Prose||2010|
|Super Lawyer -- Southern California||Politics & Prose||2009|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2002|
|Owner||The Cowan Law Firm||2004 - Present|
|Of Counsel||Hennelly & Grossfeld||2001 - 2003|
|Partner & Associate||Kendig & Ross||1992 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||N/A||1996 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1995 - Present|
|National Chain Pays $435,000 to Sexual Harassment Victim||$435,000 settlement|
|$476,500 Recovery for Local Company Cheated Out of Sales Commissions||$476,500 settlement for Jeffrey Cowan's client|
|Victory Over Famed Los Angeles "Pit Bull" Law Firm||Confidential six figure settlement for Jeffrey Cowan's client|
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|Genii, The International Conjurorsâ€™ Magazine||â€œHow To Get Paid When The Client Cancels"||1993|
|Cornell University||N/A||Other - Bachelors||N/A|
|University of California at Los Angeles School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Magic Live!||Why A Lawyer is The Working Magician’s Most Valuable Secret Assistant||2009|
|MCLE Seminar||Using Discovery as a Sword||2008|
|Recent Developments in Employment Law||"Protecting At-will Employment"||2007|
|California Self-Storage Association Annual Meeting||Minimizing Litigation Risks for Self-Storage Facility Operators||2005|