Human Rights

Cohen Milstein is one of the country’s premier plaintiffs’ class action firms. With more than ninety attorneys and six offices, we specialize in groundbreaking and high-stakes litigation concerning Securities, Antitrust, Civil Rights, Consumer Protection, Employee Benefits, Qui Tam/False Claims Act, International Human Rights, and matters representing state attorneys general in civil law enforcement investigations and litigation.

The Human Rights Practice Group of Cohen Milstein seeks an Associate with three to five years of litigation experience to work on human rights litigation, focusing on human trafficking.  The Human Rights group represents individuals who have been victims of torture, human trafficking, forced and slave labor, sexual violence, and other violations of international law.  More information on the practice can be found on our website at

A strong academic background with excellent writing skills and analytic ability is required, as is the ability to manage and thrive in a fast-paced work environment.  Applicants must be able to take a leading role in discovery, including depositions and motion practice; researching and writing briefs; and at trial.  Experience in tort litigation and trial experience are preferred.

Cohen Milstein is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We strongly encourage women, people of color, and other candidates from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript.  All application materials should be sent in order as one PDF document to  Please indicate “Human Rights Associate” in the subject line.