Mr. Cohen is a senior trial lawyer with over 37 years of experience litigating and trying a wide variety of product liability, toxic tort, construction, environmental and groundwater contamination, professional liability, premises liability, automotive and trucking, class action, and business litigation matters.
He leads trial teams in New Jersey and New York, often working collaboratively with other lawyers around the country as a virtual law firm. He often serves as national, regional and local counsel to foreign and domestic clients and their lawyers and is outside general counsel to a number of companies. He is known as an assertive and professional advocate, and clients regularly cite to his strategic thinking, integrity, professionalism, and management skills as the reason for retaining the firm. Recently, he was described by a client as "the best attorney I work with in this country. He is highly ethical and cutting edge in case analysis and early resolution. In a word: Outstanding."
Mr. Cohen currently serves as Vice-Chair of the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section and has been recognized by peers in numerous professional organizations in which he has served, including as Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s Toxic and Hazardous Substances Committee, Chair of the ABA TIPS Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee, Self Insurers and Risk Managers Committee, and Products, General Liability & Consumer Law Committee, and the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Product Liability and Toxic Tort Section. He is a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, the Litigation Counsel of America, and the Trucking Industry Defense Association. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Top Attorneys in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly, and in New Jersey Super Lawyers in various categories. He has been certified and recertified multiple times since 1987 by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Trial Certification as a Civil Trial Attorney and is a frequent author and lecturer on litigation and trial subjects.
Delaware Law School, J.D., 1979
Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., Economics and History, 1976
100 Southgate Parkway
Morristown, NJ 07962-1997