About Bret Cohen

Bret Cohen chairs Nelson Mullins’ Labour and Employment practice and co-chairs Nelson Mullins’ Trade Secrets and Employee Mobility practice. His work primarily entails: litigating high stakes complex trade secret and employment cases, drafting and enforcement of non-compete, confidentiality, and other employment-related agreements throughout the United States; representing individual employees, typically high-level executives, in such matters on behalf of the companies who seek to hire them; advising public company executives on terminations and employment issues; advising clients on a range of matters involving employment agreements, termination of high-level executives, worker classification, deal diligence, hiring oversight, and best practices; negotiating and drafting relevant agreements and the regular enforcement in litigation of the claims of employers seeking to enforce those agreements. Bret is a former chair of the American Bar Association subcommittee on Employment Litigation (2003-2009), and is a contributing author for the employment litigation chapter of the American Bar Association's Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation.


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