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 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Entertainment & Sports (50%),
  • Media and Advertising (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Darryl is a former prosecutor In both Miami, Dade County Florida and Atlanta,Fulton County Georgia. He is a partner at Cohen, Cooper, Estep, & Allen, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia practicing Entertainment,Criminal Defense and Hospitality Law. His entertainment practice includes the representation of on-camera media personalities including  those that are nationally known. Darryl's varied Criminal Defense practice includes representation of those charged with nummerous crimes including DUI , Criminal Trespass, drug possession, Family violence and White Collar crime. Throughout his legal career Darryl has represented various high profile people charged with various types of crimonal activity.Equally comfortable in the State or Federal Court system Darryl does it right and often times acheives unbelieveable results.

     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's on air commentary can be seen locally and nationally including commentary on the new Court TV.. A former board member of the American Federation of Television, Radio Artists Atlanta Local and a past President of Screen Actors Guild 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 recently 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
    • 50%Entertainment & Sports
    • 30%Media and Advertising
    • 20%Criminal Defense
    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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    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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    About Darryl Cohen

    Admitted: 1971, Georgia

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

    Honors/Awards:

    • Former Chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences the
    • Who’s Who in America
    • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Southeast Chapter, Board of Governors Award, Recipient
    • 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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

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

    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

    • Criminal Defense
    • Entertainment & Sports Law
    • Hospitality Law
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    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: 2/6/2020

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