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Vanessa M. Cohn

POSITION: Associate

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

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Juris Doctor, 2014
Boston College Law School

Boston College Law School’s Negotiation Competition Award
American Bar Association’s Negotiation Competition
Pro Bono Excellence Award
Board of Student Advisors, Co-Chair

Bachelor of Arts, Legal Studies, History, French, 2011
University of Massachusetts – Amherst

Simon and Satenig Ermonian Award
Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award
Commonwealth Honors College
Dean’s List
Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society
Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society


Ms. Cohn joined McCormick Barstow in 2017.  Ms. Cohn represents clients in a wide range of commercial and employment-related disputes from pre-suit counseling through trial and appeal.

Prior to joining McCormick Barstow’s Litigation Practice Group, Ms. Cohn was an attorney at a Boston-area law firm, where she represented employers in connection with a variety of employment issues, including: wage and hour issues; employment discrimination claims; personnel policy development and implementation; and, internal investigations. Ms. Cohn also assisted higher education institutions in responding to and investigating reports of discrimination, facilitating compliance with Title IX, the Clery Act, and the Campus SaVE Act.

During law school, Ms. Cohn worked as a law clerk in the civil litigation group at a Boston law firm. There Ms. Cohn worked on commercial contract disputes, bankruptcy actions, and land use agreements.


Concentrating in Civil Litigation, with an emphasis on Commercial Litigation, Business Torts, Employment Law, and Education Law.

Professional Associations

Ms. Cohn is a member of the State Bar of California and the Fresno County Bar Association.