Michael Cohan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in New York, NY

Cohan Law PLLC
 | 401 Park Avenue South, 10th FL
New York, NY 10016-8808
Phone: 212-601-2693
Fax: 855-855-0321
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

The founder of Cohan Law PLLC, Michael Cohan focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Located in New York City, he represents clients throughout the metropolitan area as well as in New Jersey. Mr. Cohan is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

In his practice, Mr. Cohan assists people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled have arisen out of incidents involving defective products, construction site accidents, nursing home neglect, premises liability, and truck and other motor vehicle crashes. Throughout his career, Mr. Cohan has been able to obtain numerous sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients, and his fellow attorneys have taken note of both his successful track record and high degree of ethics, as evidenced by his receipt of an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo. He is also a member of the invitation-only Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40.

Mr. Cohan is a graduate of Stony Brook University, where he majored in political science and received a bachelor's degree in 2008. He then went on to attend St. John's University School of Law, and he was a member of the St. John's Law Review and clerked for a magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York before obtaining his Juris Doctor in 2011.

 
Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - Products (100%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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About Michael Cohan

Admitted: 2012, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.cohanlawny.com/attorneys

Honors/Awards:

  • “Super Lawyers”
  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 under 40
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State Courts
  • Eastern, Southern, Northern District Courts of New York
  • New York State Trial Lawyers’ Association, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Courts
  • Admitted pro hac vice in California, Illinois, Missouri, Delaware, Texas, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • General Counsel, “Advocates Without Borders”

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Multi-Million Dollar Settlement reached for client rear ended in motor vehicle accident by an SUV., 2018
  • Six-figure settlement for motorcyclyst struck by vehicle who ran stop sign in Nassau County, causing leg fracture., 2018
  • Multi-Million Dollar Settlement reached on behalf of an individual exposed to asbestos while working at various steel mills throughout the united states., 2015
  • $550,000 settlement reached for client struck by a vehicle in a cross walk., 2018
  • Six-figure settlement reached for client who was shoved by grocery store employee., 2016
  • Six-figure settlement reached on behalf of client who developed stage 4 bed sore at large NYC hospital., 2018
  • $450,000 settlement reached for client who fell from stairs after water leaked from defective and leaked air conditioner., 2017
  • Confidential settlement for client who was struck by driver who ran red light, causing client traumatic brain injury., 2017
  • $225,000 settlement reached on behalf of client who slipped in night club after patron spilled water and failed to clean., 2018
  • Six-figure settlement for client who was sideswiped by utility van., 2018
  • Undisclosed settlement for client who was struck by drunk driver on New Jersey state highway., 2018
  • Undisclosed settlement for client who was sitting in car when a tow truck attempted to tow her car., 2017
  • Undisclosed Settlement for client who was struck by NYPD vehicle at Luna Park by police cart.  , 2017
  • Global settlement with multinational corporation on behalf of hundreds of clients exposed to Defendant's raw asbestos., 2015
  • Six-figure settlement for client who fell on defective escalator at JFK airport., 2018
  • Six-figure settlement reached on behalf of client who fell on defective sidewalk in front of commercial building., 2017

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Office Location for Michael Cohan

401 Park Avenue South
10th FL
New York, NY 10016-8808

Phone: 212-601-2693

Fax: 855-855-0321

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Last Updated: 4/16/2019

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