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Elie Cohen is a litigation attorney at Gavrilov & Brooks.  Elie is involved in the firm’s trial practice, law and motion, and civil litigation.  His trial practice includes participating as first or second chair in six jury trials, and preparing trial motions and documents for over a dozen other trials and arbitrations for the firm, including representation of both plaintiff and defense.  His law and motion work includes summary judgment, injunctions, demurrer, and discovery motions, in addition to other motion work.  Elie has additionally been involved in multiple appellate cases handled by Gavrilov & Brooks. 


Elie’s experience in civil litigation has focused on business disputes, employment law, business and intentional torts, malpractice, and personal injury cases. 


Elie received his J.D. with Distinction from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  During law school, Elie received public service scholarships based on his dedication to the community.  Elie also earned a concertation in intellectual property law.  For the past several years, Elie has served on the Board of the Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association and Sacramento County Bar Association. 




J.D. from University of the Pacific, with Distinction, McGeorge School of Law       

            Intellectual Property Concentration

B.A. in Political Science and B.A. in Philosophy, with Honors, University of Pittsburgh

            Certificate in Global Economy and Global Governance

            Minors in Computer Science and non-Western History


Affiliations and Activities Include

Board of Directors, Sacramento County Bar Association

Board of Directors, Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association

Member of the American Bar Association










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