Darryl B. Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Entertainment & Sports Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC
 | 3330 Cumberland Boulevard, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404-814-0000
Fax: 404-816-8900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Entertainment & Sports (50%),
  • Media and Advertising (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Darryl B. Cohen a former prosecutor In both Dade County Florida and Fulton County Georgia is an attorney and partner at Cohen, Cooper, Estep, & Allen, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia practicing Entertainment,Criminal Defense and Hospitality Law.He  handles  entertainment matters which include advertising and media as well as representation of on camera personalities including nationally known television personalities. His Criminal Defense practice includes representation of those charged with a wide range of crimes including Assault, Battery, Criminal Trespass, drug possession, family violence and White Collar crime. Throughout his legal career he has represented numerous high profile people charged with various crimes.Equally comfortable in the State or Federal Court system Darryl represents numerous clients throughout Georgia and Florida.

 Mr. Cohen’s entertainment practice, includes the representation of actors, models, photographers, Talent agencies, television anchors , and producers . Formerly an actor himself, Darryl is a  former Chairman and member of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,  serving currently as the Legal committee Chair of the SE Chapter. He is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Darryl is the Chairman and co-founder of the annual North American Law Summit, an Entertainment,Sports and Intellectual Property Law four day educational Conference held off shore in November of each year.

Darryl has served numerous roles in both the local and national media,including as a legal analyst AND television commentator for both local and National news. Darryl is a former board member of the American Federation of Television, Radio Artists Atlanta Local and past President of SAG in Georgia. He is a former Chair of both the Entertainment & Sports Law Section of the Ga Bar and Chair of the Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar. He was honored by the Fulton County Report as a Legal Legend.

Darryl earned his AB degree from the University of Georgia followed by his JD degree from Mercer University Walter F George School of Law. He has been licensed to practice law since 1970 in Florida and 1971 in Ga. He is an active member of the Cobb County Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Florida Bar, the State Bar of Georgia.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Entertainment & Sports (50%): Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Media and Advertising (30%): Communications and Media Law

Criminal Defense (20%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Prosecution, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law, Communications and Media Law, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Prosecution, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Darryl Cohen

Admitted: 1971, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.ccealaw.com/project/darryl-cohen/

Honors/Awards:

  • NATAS Trustees Award, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Southeast Chapter
  • Gold & Silver Circle Award, NATAS Southeast Chapter, Recipient Legal Legend as named by the Fulton County Daily Report
  • Who’s Who in America
  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Southeast Chapter, Board of Governors Award, Recipient
  • Former Chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences the

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida & Georgia Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • Cobb Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Florida
  • State Bar of Georgia

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), former Chairman of the Academy
  • NATAS Southeast Chapter Legal Chairman
  • NATAS Southeast Chapter, Longtime Past President
  • Past NATAS San Francisco/Northern California Chapter, Legal Chairman
  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), Southeast Chapter, Former Four-Term President
  • Annual Southern Regional Emmy Awards, Committee Member
  • The Georgia Bar, Entertainment & Sports Law Section, Former Chairman
  • The Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section, Executive Council and Past Chairman
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta

Transactions:

  • Darryl has represented numerous on and off camera personalities by negotiating or renegotiating their contracts

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, AB Policitical Science JD Mercer University Walter F George School of Law

Industry Groups

  • Entertainment & Sports Law Summit Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts
Office Location for Darryl B. Cohen

3330 Cumberland Boulevard
Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 404-814-0000

Fax: 404-816-8900

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Last Updated: 9/27/2018

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