Harry S. Cohen

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Harry S. Cohen & Associates, P.C.
Harry S. Cohen
Harry S. Cohen & Associates, P.C.

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1979

Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2024
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Harry S. Cohen & Associates, P.C.

Two Chatham Center
Suite 985
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Visit website


As the founder of Harry S. Cohen & Associates, P.C., located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Harry S. Cohen focuses his practice on medical malpractice litigation. Representing plaintiffs throughout the western, northern and central parts of the state as well as those in Ohio, and West Virginia, he has been able to obtain significant settlements and jury awards in cases involving birth injuries, delayed or erroneous diagnoses, surgical errors, improper prescribing of medication and other forms of medical professional negligence.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University in 1975, Mr. Cohen pursued his legal education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1979. After graduation, he was an attorney with a firm that provided defense counsel to physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice lawsuits until 1986, when he started his own firm and shifted his focus to representing plaintiffs.

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, Mr. Cohen is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for his track record and superb ethics, Mr. Cohen has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Cohen is frequently asked to deliver presentations to groups of fellow trial attorneys on medical malpractice topics. He is a member of several legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. 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 ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical Malpractice

  • 100% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1979, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://medmal1.com/about/personnel/harry-s-cohen

Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
Educational Background:
  • Northwestern University
  • Best Lawyers in Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh Magazine)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV (highest) Rating
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Pennsylvania, 1979
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • West Virginia, 2002
  • American Bar Association
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Ohio, 1980
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Million Dollar Advocates

Office location for Harry S. Cohen

Two Chatham Center
Suite 985
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-281-3000


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2024

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Top 50: Pittsburgh Super Lawyers: 2012, 2022 - 2024

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