Jeff Kohn Honored by Westchester Jewish Council for Commitment to Community


NEW YORK—February 10, 2017—O’Melveny partner Jeff Kohn was honored by the Westchester Jewish Council (WJC) at its 41st Anniversary Gala on February 4, 2017. Kohn was honored for his leadership in numerous civic and philanthropic organizations, as well as his steadfast dedication to the Jewish community.

Kohn’s recognition also was acknowledged by New York Congressman Eliot Engle before the House of Representatives on February 7, 2017. In his speech, Engle commended Kohn’s demonstrated leadership within his community and at O’Melveny, pointing to his role as chair of the firm’s Values Award Committee and his deep involvement in the firm’s New York Scholarship program. 

“In both a personal and professional capacity, Jeff Kohn has always worked to improve his community. The WJC couldn’t have picked a more deserving honoree for their annual gala, and I want to congratulate Jeff and thank him for all of his amazing work,” he said. 

Kohn serves as managing partner of O’Melveny’s New York office. He represents clients in a broad range of employment and labor law disputes spanning a variety of industries, including sports, entertainment and media, financial services, airlines, pharmaceuticals, professional services, and transportation, among others.

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Emily Lattal
O’Melveny & Myers LLP