Securities Litigation & Investor Protection

Cohen Milstein is one of the country’s premier plaintiffs’ class action firms. With over 90 attorneys and seven offices, we specialize in groundbreaking and high-stakes litigation concerning Securities, Civil Rights, Antitrust, 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 Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice of Cohen Milstein seeks an Associate with one to four years of litigation experience to work preferably in our Washington, D.C. office. A federal judicial clerkship is preferred.

The Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice primarily represents individuals, public pension funds, and other institutions in private securities class actions brought under state and federal law, including the Securities Act of 1933 and antifraud provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Our cases offer a unique opportunity to do public sector work in a private setting.

Applicants must be able to take a substantial role in researching and writing complaints and briefs, play a strong supporting role in discovery, and supervise paralegals in litigation-related tasks, among other responsibilities. 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. Must be an active member of the D.C. 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 encourage women, minority, and other diverse candidates to apply.

To apply, please go to our website at, click on the "Careers" tab and find the position listing or submit to Please send a cover letter and resume to the email listed and indicate “Securities Associate” in the subject line.