Law Offices of 
LIAT COHEN

SOLVING YOUR LEGAL PROBLEMS
 
 

Practice Areas

Business Law: Formation of business entities – corporations, limited partnerships,  and LLCS. Bylaws, operating agreements, minutes, meetings. Provide input and draft  operation and partnership agreements, investor documents, expansions, mergers or acquisitions as needed. Prepare business risk analysis and make recommendations.

Contracts: Draft, review, modify and finalize service agreements, vendor agreements, customer agreements, and third party agreements. Provide input and suggest changes for client’s benefit. Review and analyze leases, contracts for goods and services, product sales agreements, purchase agreements, and all other legal documents.

Employment: Prepare “at will” employment agreements, draft company policy handbooks or update. Draft employment contracts and severance agreements. Manage Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Fair Employment and Housing (FEHA) claims filed by employees for discrimination, sexual harassment or other alleged illegal employment action. Respond to EDD claims. Investigate employee complaints including sexual harassment, discrimination, hostile work environment and more. Create policies and procedures to avoid improprieties and liabilities in the workplace. Train managers and supervisors in responsibilities. 

Intellectual Property: Register and protect intellectual property. Copyright, trademark logos, unique terms of use. Draft non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) as well as confidentiality agreements. Send cease and desist letters to those violating intellectual property rights. Protect trade secrets and confidential business information. 

Entertainment Law: Represent film and television studios, distribution companies, entertainment industry executives, creative talent, actors, artists, producers, and crew in entertainment industry related matters such as output deals, distribution agreements, participation deals and audits, guild issues, theatrical and home video sales, VOD, submissions,  and copyright registration related business and legal affairs. 

Trust Administration and Litigation: Represent individuals and families in Trust Administration and Trust or Probate litigation. Help families through the trust administration process to accurately interpret and put into effect the wishes of loved ones. Take court action in cases of dispute over inheritance, clarity of trust or will provisions or challenges to the estate.

Civil Litigation:

Represent Plaintiffs and Defendants in civil matters and disputes, wrongful termination, discrimination and other employment issues.

Lawsuits in business matters, breach of contract, partnership disputes, fraud, defamation, copyright infringement, negligence, breach of duty, intentional wrongful acts, interference with contract or business relationship, and other civil issues.

Respond to subpoenas, handle pre-litigation claims, discovery, interrogatories, e-discovery, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and related matters.


Liat worked on cases involving many Theatrical Motion Pictures and Television Series. Some of those appear below.

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