Louis R. Cohan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Cohan Law Group
 | 3340 Peachtree Rd, Suite 2570
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-891-1770
Fax: 404-891-5094
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (70%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Louis R. Cohan is the founder of the Cohan Law Group in Atlanta, Georgia, and he has litigated more than $200 million in claims. He focuses his law practice in the areas of business litigation, including disputes over business divorces, real estate, breach of contract, fraud, Fraudulent and Voidable transfers and employment issues. With more than 25 years of experience in the law, he has litigated hundreds of cases in both state and federal courts, including arguing in front of the Georgia Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Prior to pursuing his career in law, Mr. Cohan earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, and worked for several years as a stockbroker. He later attended the Emory University School of Law, located in Atlanta, where he was recognized for his outstanding oral argument skills. He graduated in 1991 and was admitted to practice law in Georgia the same year.

Prior to founding the Cohan Law Group, Mr. Cohan practiced for 18 years with another Atlanta-area full-service law firm, handling a wide range of cases in business law, including breach of contract claims, disputes over employment, trade secrets, zoning, and real estate issues and more.

Mr. Cohan's accomplishments have earned him respect within the legal profession. Among other honors he has received, the attorney peer review service Martindale-Hubbell gave him its highest rating, AV Preeminent.  Mr. Cohan has been selected by his peers many times as a Super Lawyer. Louis has also been selected to America's Top 100 Attorneys.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Cohan is also a member of a number of professional and community organizations. He serves on the board of directors for the Atlanta Bar Foundation and he is the chair-elect for the Atlanta Bar Litigation Section.  Mr. Cohan is an active member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is a member of Mensa International, an organization for high-IQ individuals.

* AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (70%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer


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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020

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About Louis Cohan

Admitted: 1991, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.cohanlawgroup.com/our-team/louis-cohan-attorney


  • Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • National Leadership Development Counsel, Nominated
  • A/V Rating from Martindale Hubbel
  • Douglas L. Peabody Best Oralist award

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Atanta Bar Foundation, Lifetime Fellow
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Co-Chair the Sponsorship Committee
  • Atlanta Bar Foundation, Member of the Board of Directors
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Atlanta Israel Bonds
  • MENSA, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Anti Defamation League, Board of Directors 


  • On July 13, 2018, the Superior Court of Fulton County entered a Final Judgment for our client in the amount of $612,324.19 plus post-judgment interest., 2018
  • On March 2, 2018, following a jury trial in Fulton County Superior Court, the Court entered a Final Judgment for our client totalling $2,254,579.00 plus post judgment interest., 2018
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Office Location for Louis R. Cohan

3340 Peachtree Rd
Suite 2570
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: 404-891-1770

Fax: 404-891-5094

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Last Updated: 12/18/2018

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