Jonathan P. Cohen, P.A.
Call (954) 462-8850
Jonathan P. Cohen, P.A.
Call (954) 462-8850

500 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1710
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33394
Phone: (954) 462-8850
Fax: (954) 848-2987

Lisa Lia, Esq.

Lisa Lia joins the Firm with over twenty years of experience in the areas of litigation, real estate and business law.  Lisa is experienced in all phases of litigation from pre-litigation settlement to post-judgment appellate practice.   Lisa is admitted to both the New York and Florida Bars, and has represented the State of New York, Fortune 500 companies, construction companies, small businesses, financial institutions and individuals in various types of federal, state and appellate matters.  Lisa has successfully resolved cases involving contract interpretation, employment disputes, Fair Labor Standards Act and Title VII claims, constitutional challenges, professional medical misconduct, and construction defects.   Lisa is also well-versed in all phases of commercial and residential real estate transactions and related real estate litigation.  Finally, Lisa has analyzed and advised on a wide variety of potential real estate deals and investments.

Practice Areas

  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Contract Negotiation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Transactions – buy, sale, lease


  • John’s University School of Law, J.D. 1999, magna cum laude
  • John’s University, B.S. 1996, summa cud laude


  • Florida
  • New York
  • Southern District of Florida
  • Southern District of New York

Reported Decisions:

  • Chacon v. P&S Select Foods, et al., 17 Civ. 1037, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 201776 (S.D.N.Y. November 20, 2019)
  • Guariglia v. Caushaj, 2019 NY Slip Op 08824 (2d Dep’t, December 11, 2019)
  • Jones v. Schneiderman, 101 F. Supp. 3d 283 (S.D.N.Y. 2015)
  • Sarro v. State of New York Department of Health, Administrative Review Board for Professional Medical Conduct, 113 A.D.3d 968 (3d Dep’t 2014)
  • Mehulic v. State Board for Professional Medical Conduct, 107 A.D.3d 1066 (3d Dep’t 2013)
  • Rodriguez v. State Board for Professional Medical Conduct, 110 A.D.3d 1268 (3d Dep’t 2013)

Contact Info

Phone: (954) 462-8850