Eleanor Frisch is an associate in Cohen Milstein's Employee Benefits/ERISA practice. She represents the interests of employees, retirees, plan participants and beneficiaries in ERISA class-action lawsuits across the country.

Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Ms. Frisch spent several years at an appellate litigation boutique representing employees and consumers before the federal courts of appeals. Before that, Ms. Frisch was an associate at a highly regarded national plaintiffs’ law firm, where she represented clients in employee benefits/ERISA, employment and consumer class actions.

Before entering private practice, Ms. Frisch served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger L. Wollman on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. 

Some of Ms. Frisch's legal publications Include:

  • Coauthor, "The Fair Labor Standards Act," ch. 2, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, The Complete Employment Lawyer's Quick Answer Book (May 2017)
  • State Sexual Harassment Definitions and Disaggregation of Sex Discrimination Claims, 98 Minn. L. Rev. 1943 (2014)
  • Coauthor, The Canary Sings Again: New Life for the Minnesota Whistleblower Act, Bench & B. Minn. (Sept. 2013)

Ms. Frisch received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Trinity University, and received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was an executive board member of the Minnesota Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.