scott & krauss

Scott & Kraus, LLC
150 South Wacker Drive
Suite 2900
Chicago, IL 60606
Email
mcohen@skcounsel.com
Telephone
312-327-1059
Facsimile
312-327-1051

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Our Professionals

Miles V. Cohen, Partner

Education
University of Illinois College of Law: J.D., cum laude
University of Illinois: B.A.

Areas of Concentration
Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Employment Litigation and Counseling
General, Employment and Technology Contract Negotiation
General Counseling

Admission
Illinois *
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Memberships & Organizations
ISBA, CBA
Ex Officio Chairperson and Active Volunteer - Chicago Volunteer Legal Services / Jewish Community Legal Services

Executive Summary

Mr. Cohen's areas of concentration include commercial litigation, employment litigation, employment counseling and real estate litigation, including broker's claims, specific performance and enforcement of landlord's rights. Mr. Cohen represents real estate developers, commercial and residential landlords and brokers in a wide range of litigation.

Mr. Cohen was trained in a large firm as a labor and employment attorney, and represents employers and executives concerning drafting and negotiation of executive employment and severance agreements and related documents. Mr. Cohen drafts employee handbooks, policies and agreements. Mr. Cohen advises with respect to and litigates restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation.

Mr. Cohen also provides general counseling to individuals, partnerships and middle market business including contract negotiation, entity formation and resolution of business disputes. Mr. Cohen negotiates Master Services Agreements and similar contracts on behalf of technology consulting companies.

Publications
Author: Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Causes of Action (Illinois): Employment Actions 2017 Edition, Chapter 4: Employer Negligence: Negligent Hiring, Supervision, and/or Retention of Employees

* Licensed to practice only in the jurisdictions and before the Courts listed above.