Darryl Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Entertainment & Sports Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC
 | 3330 Cumberland Blvd SE, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404-814-0000
Fax: 404-816-8900
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Entertainment & Sports (40%),
  • Media and Advertising (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Darryl a former prosecutor In both Miami, Dade County Florida and Atlanta, Fulton County Georgia is a partner at Cohen, Cooper, Estep, & Allen, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. Darryl focuses on Entertainment, Criminal Defense and Hospitality Law in his law practice. The entertainment component includes the representation of on-camera media personalities including high profile nationally known Meteorologists. Darryl has a varied Criminal Defense practice which includes representation of defendants charged with various crimes including DUI , Criminal Trespass, Drug possession, Family violence and White Collar crime. Throughout his legal career Darryl has represented various celebrities charged with various types of criminal activity. Equally comfortable in the State or Federal Court system Darryl does it right and often times achieves unbelievable 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 voting 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 conference. Four days of CLE's spearhead this off shore conference held annually in November .

    Darryl's can be seen and heard providing on air commentary both locally and nationally including commentary on the Court TV and the Nancy Grace Show.. 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 a former Chair of the Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar. His honors include that of a Legal Legend by the Fulton County Report, AV rating by Martindale and Hubble and a Super Lawyer. His AB degree was earned from the University of Georgia followed by his JD degree from Mercer University Walter F George School of Law. He was admitted to practice law in Florida in 1970 and 1971 in Ga. He is an active member of the Cobb County Bar Association, the Sandy Springs Bar Assn, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Florida Bar, and the State Bar of Georgia.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Entertainment & Sports
    • 40%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 - 2021

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    About Darryl Cohen

    Admitted: 1971, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: http://www.darrylcohen.tv


    • Legal Elite
    • Legal Legends
    • Former Chairman, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
    • 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:

    • American Bar Association
    • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
    • Atlanta Bar Association
    • Cobb Bar Association, Member
    • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
    • Nation Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/The Emmys, Southeast Chapter
    • National Academy of Trial Lawyers
    • Florida & Georgia Bar Association, Member
    • SAG-AFTRA, former President and National Board Member for the State of Georgia
    • Sandy Springs Bar Assn
    • Florida Bar Association, Member
    • State Bar of Georgia

    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


    • 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 Cohen

    3330 Cumberland Blvd SE
    Suite 600
    Atlanta, GA 30339

    Phone: 404-814-0000

    Fax: 404-816-8900

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    Last Updated: 6/3/2021

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