Fara A. Cohen

Associate

Philadelphia

(215) 366-4486

(215) 665-2013

Fara focuses her practice on labor and employment law. She has experience managing day-to-day litigation and strategy of cases in federal and state court and administrative agency proceedings involving the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other state and federal employment laws and statutes. Fara’s experience includes advocating for client interests in court conferences and hearings, and drafting briefs, motions, pleadings, position statements, letter correspondence, and discovery requests and responses. She also manages all aspects of discovery, including ESI collection and review, responding to charges filed with the EEOC and PHRC, and preparing witnesses for depositions, trial, and other court or administrative proceedings. She has additional experience drafting and reviewing services agreements, employment agreements, and confidentiality agreements for clients.

Fara earned her bachelor’s degree in biology, with a concentration in genetics, and development biology from Pennsylvania State University. Fara earned her law degree with an intellectual property concentration, cum laude, from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. While in law school, she was the co-president of Villanova Law Intellectual Property Society and Villanova Law Jewish Law Students Association, and a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Lois H. Goodman, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 2012
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Pennsylvania