Portia Cohen

Portia Cohen has over 20 years of leadership performance in public policy, advocacy, and law, in the private, public and nonprofit sectors.   A former Mayor, Councilmember, and an Attorney-at-Law, Portia also was Corporate Counsel for Gensler Architecture Worldwide and for Burns & Roe Enterprises.  She was a trial attorney with Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman and Leonard, Managing Editor for the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Legal Director for the Environment Now Foundation.  Born and raised in New York and New Jersey, Portia relocated to Los Angeles in 2000.