Public Client

Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC is accepting applications for a Discovery Counsel in the Public Client Practice.

Cohen Milstein is one of the country’s premier plaintiff firms.  With more than 90 attorneys and six offices, we specialize in groundbreaking and high-stakes litigation concerning in the areas of Antitrust, Civil Rights and Employment, Consumer Protection, Securities Fraud and Investor Protection, Employee Benefits, Qui Tam/False Claims Act, International Human Rights, Catastrophic Injury, and Government Enforcement (Public Client).

The Public Client Practice offers a unique opportunity for mission-driven, public-interest work in a private-sector setting.  We exclusively represent state attorneys general and large municipalities as their outside counsel in high-stakes civil law enforcement investigations and litigation – most commonly relating to consumer, financial, and healthcare fraud.  

This position is an ideal match for an attorney with strong electronic and complex document discovery skills and a passion for public service.  Applicants should meet the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of practicing law as a litigator or e-discovery / discovery lawyer;
  • Specific experience conducting discovery in complex civil litigation, including (1) developing and executing strategies for electronic discovery, (2) conducting and/or supervising complex document review and document review teams, and (3) working with clients to coordinate and facilitate document collection for discovery responses;
  • Strong analytical, writing, and organizational skills (experience drafting discovery and negotiating compliance with discovery requests is a plus but not required); and
  • The ability to work independently and within a team, and to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.  

Candidates must be an active member of the DC Bar or be willing to apply for membership within 90 days of employment at the firm.

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 and resume to  Please indicate “Public Client Discovery Counsel” in the subject line.