DC & Maryland Attorney at Law
Wayne Cohen is the founder and managing partner of Cohen & Cohen, P.C. Mr. Cohen is an AV-rated lawyer, whose practice is concentrated in the areas of medical malpractice, wrongful death, automobile accidents, product liability, class actions, and other personal injury areas. In short, he has devoted his professional career to representing the rights of the injured. Mr. Cohen has appeared on numerous occasions in local and national television shows and print media. Mr. Cohen has been called one of “Washington’s best lawyers,” one of Washington’s “top 40 lawyers under 40,” one of “Washington’s top trial lawyers,” one of “the 50 best lawyers in Washington,” and “one of the city’s most feared personal injury lawyers.” (Washingtonian Magazine, November 2015, November 2011, December 2009, December 2007, July 2006, August 2004, April 2002, and June 2001). The Washington Examiner identified Mr. Cohen as a “prominent, personal injury lawyer” on January 31, 2006. He was named in The National Trial Lawyers Association’s 2008 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the District of Columbia, has been named as one of Washington DC’s Super Lawyers for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, & 2016 and has been featured by Washingtonian Magazine.
Mr. Cohen has been an Associate Professorial Lecturer of Law at The George Washington University Law School since 1993, where he currently teaches Trial Skills. He is also the former President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington D.C. (TLA-DC, D.C. branch of ATLA), is a former Board of Governor of the TLA-DC, a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, former Chairman of the Litigation Section of the District of Columbia Bar Association, and the former chair of the Injury to Persons and Property Section of the D.C. Bar. Mr. Cohen also served a 2 year appointment to the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland, Peer Review Committee. Perhaps it was The Wall Street Journal in a feature article on Mr. Cohen which most clearly identified him, as “brash, aggressive, and enterprising.” Mr. Cohen, who is a former amateur boxer, zealously pursues his cases and has won millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients.
– Mr. Cohen is a graduate of the University of Michigan (with distinction – 1988) and the University of Miami (cum laude – 1991).
– Mr. Cohen holds the highest rating, AV, by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating system.
– Mr. Cohen’s experience has been recognized locally and nationally on television shows, print media, and radio.