Jonathan P. Cothran

Jonathan P. Cothran


Phone: 714-530-4300
Fax: 714-530-4333

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court of the Central District of California


Western State University College of Law, J.D., 2008
Argosy University, M.B.A., 2008
Purdue University, 2005


Areas of Practice

Employment Law
Bankruptcy Law
Business Litigation

Practice Experience

Mr. Jonathan Cothran represents domestic and foreign companies and entities, in judicial, administrative and commercial settings, regarding general employment law, State and Federal wage and hour regulations, employee policies and procedures, legal compliance and auditing, employee dispute resolution including discrimination and wrongful termination claims, and general business litigation.


– Represented Freight Forwarder during multi-state Department of Labor investigation, and negotiated favorable resolution.

– Represented local restaurant business in several wage and hour, and discrimination, resolved matters with favorable resolutions to all cases.

– Defended multiple harassment lawsuits in California along with wage and hour misclassification issues with favorable resolutions.
– Continuing consulting of various businesses in the transportation and food service industries regarding employment matters, including wage and hour compliance, Human Resource Department development and training, hiring and firing policies and procedures, severance and separation agreements, and employee training and management policies and procedures.

– Developed and implemented employee policies and procedures manual for multi-jurisdictional corporation with offices throughout the United States that complied with various State, Federal, and local laws and regulations.