Robert P. Cocco

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Law Offices of Robert P. Cocco P.C.
 | 1500 Walnut Street, Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 267-800-0638
Fax: 215-827-5403
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Consumer Law (90%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert P. Cocco is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of Robert P. Cocco P.C. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A top-ranked trial lawyer with nearly 30 years of total legal experience, Mr. Cocco provides exceptional counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Philadelphia metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Consumer protection litigation
  • Predatory mortgage lending
  • Fair debt collection practices
  • Auto fraud litigation
  • Fair credit reporting
  • Student loan disputes
  • Consumer class actions

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Cocco has represented the rights and interests of hundreds of consumers in both state and federal courts who are dealing with complex legal challenges involving their credit and abusive debt collection practices as well as those who have been victimized by unscrupulous or unlawful business practices. During his practice, he has taken on some of the largest corporations in the country, and he has achieved substantial settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients, including a number of consumer class action lawsuits.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Cocco has earned consistent designation as being among the top 5% of lawyers in his region, and he has received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A graduate of St. Joseph's University, Mr. Cocco obtained his Juris Doctor from Temple University's Beasley School of Law in 2001. He holds his admission to practice before all Pennsylvania state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Cocco is an active member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates as well as the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. He has also conducted several lectures and seminars across his region on predatory lending, foreclosure defense and other legal topics, and he has appeared on a number of television news programs and podcasts, where he has offered in-depth legal commentary on a variety of subjects.

 
Practice Areas
  • 90%Consumer Law
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Auto Dealer Fraud, Identity Theft, Lemon Law, Class Actions

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2021

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About Robert Cocco

Admitted: 1991, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://phillyconsumerlaw.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • Active in 3rd Senate District with public speaking engagements and active representation of residents regarding foreclosure and predatory lending cases, Community Leadership Award, Pa. State Senate, 2008
  • Active in 3rd Senate District with public speaking engagements and active representation of residents regarding foreclosure and predatory lending cases and other consumer law matters, Community Services Award, Pa. State Senate, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates, Member
  • Pennsylvania State Courts

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Predatory Lending: Bringing and Defending Against Consumer Lending Lawsuits, National Business Institute, March 3, 2009
  • Speaker, Senator Kitchen Clinic, October 15, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Speaker, Why the Fuss about Arbitration? American Bar Association, January 13, 2015 (New Orleans, LA)
  • Speaker, Consumer Law: An Overview The Justinian Society of Philadelphia, 04-29-2013 (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Speaker, Defending a Foreclosure: Helping Families Save Their Homes, Law Review CLE, August 20, 2013
  • Speaker, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, 2009 (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Speaker, NACA 2009 Consumer Rights Litigation Conference, National Association of Consumer Advocates, Oct. 22-25, 2009 (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Speaker, The Federal and Pennsylvania Response to the Credit Crisis, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, March 18, 2009

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Alexander v. Coast Professional (E.D. Pa. 0:14-cv-04735)
  • Johnson v. Chase Manhattan Bank, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50569 (E.D. Pa. 2007)
  • McMaster v. CIT Group/Consumer Fin., Inc., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28831 (E.D. Pa. 2006)

Educational Background:

  • St. Joseph’s University, 1987

Industry Groups

  • Individual Consumers
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Office Location for Robert P. Cocco

1500 Walnut Street
Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone: 267-800-0638

Fax: 215-827-5403

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Last Updated: 3/15/2021

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