Principal Managing Partner of Cober Johnson and Romney (CJR)
Nicole Cober is the Principal Managing Partner of Cober Johnson and Romney (CJR), an award-winning multi-million dollar legal and business consulting firm. She is also an author, a media influencer and contributor, as well as an advocate for women’s empowerment and small business growth. Ms. Cober helps other women grow their businesses, become leaders in the industry, and maintain a healthy balance in their personal and professional lives. She provides clients with a blueprint for gaining business clarity, portraying and positioning authentic brands, and legally protecting those brands, intellectual properties, and creative works. Ms. Cober empowers start-ups and local small businesses to reach their full potential with her creative and effective branding and growth strategies. She is also a mentor for SCORE and an instructor for the “Emerging Leaders Initiative”; both programs are affiliated with the Small Business Administration.
Prior to CJR, Ms. Cober was the Owner and Operator of Soul Day Spa and Salon, a spa and hair salon chain that served as a revitalization catalyst in a burgeoning area of the Nation’s Capital. Prior to Soul Day Spa, Ms. Cober was a litigation associate at Dickstein Shapiro, one of Washington DC’s largest and most renowned law firms. At Dickstein, she specialized in employment and antitrust law. Nicole was also senior law clerk for Chief Judge Annice Wagner of the DC Court of Appeals.
In 2018, she was recognized as an Enterprising Women Award Recipient by Enterprising Women Magazine. Ms. Cober self-published her first book, CEO of My Soul, in May 2016. The book was met with media praise, including recognition in Essence, Fox 5, and DC Refined. In CEO of My Soul, Ms. Cober shares the perfect blend of valuable business advice woven together with true accounts of relationships struggles, family triumphs, and self-refection.
Ms. Cober is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Howard University School of Law.