Zac Cohen



Zac is an associate with Robins Kaplan’s Business Litigation Group. Zac’s practice covers a variety of subject matters, including Name, Image, and Likeness (“NIL”) for content creators, athletes, and influencers, general business litigation, real estate, and intellectual property disputes. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts across the country. 

Zac also enjoys a pro bono practice that has included working with organizations like Human Rights First and Public Counsel to successfully help refugees from war-torn countries get asylum in the United States.  

Zac received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. While there, he served as an editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. Zac also spent a semester externing for the Honorable Judge Klausner of the Central District of California. Before law school, Zac received his B.A. from Fordham University in the Bronx.  In his free time, Zac enjoys watching College Football, riding his Peloton, and eating pasta.

  • Awarded the Wiley M. Manuel Pro Bono Certificate by the California Lawyers Association for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services (2023)
  • Gary Paul Scholarship for Excellence in Torts (2015)
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, J.D. (2017); Entertainment Law Review, Note and Comment Editor (2016-2017)
  • Fordham University, Rose Hill, B.A. in Communications (2014) 


Links to full publications and news releases.


February 7, 2023
When Monkey Business Slips Into Trademark Infringement
David Martinez and Zac Cohen - Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal
May 13, 2022
Trademark Applications and the Murky Waters of Subject Matter Jurisdiction
David Martinez, Zac Cohen - Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal
March 11, 2020
Calif. Ruling Eases Anti-Noncompete Standard For Employers
Zac Cohen, Michael Geibelson - Law360
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