Jeffrey D. Coren, Phillips Lytle Associate

Jeffrey D. Coren

(716) 847-7024
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Mr. Coren concentrates his practice in the area of litigation, particularly with respect to complex business litigation, shareholder disputes, and international matters. He is also experienced in employment litigation, including claims for theft of trade secrets and breach of non-compete agreements. In addition, Mr. Coren advises clients and litigates New York property tax matters, including challenges to tax assessments and tax exemptions for solar energy projects.

As a member of the Data Security & Privacy Practice Team, Mr. Coren assists clients with complying with federal and state cybersecurity regulations, and counsels clients in response to data breaches, ransomware, cyberattacks and other data security incidents. He also represents clients in litigation related to data breaches and other data security incidents.

Mr. Coren has experience litigating cases in federal and state courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitration. He also has represented companies in federal and state investigations. Additionally, he has experience managing complex electronic discovery matters.

Prior to joining Phillips Lytle, Mr. Coren practiced in the litigation group at firms in New York City, where he was part of the trial team for a multinational energy corporation in a two-month civil RICO trial in the Southern District of New York.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Court of International Trade


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2009
  • Duke University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Litigation Section
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section

Past Activities

  • University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Senior Editor