education

  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 1995), cum laude
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A., 1992)

bar admissions

  • Florida

court admissions

  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Jeffrey A. Cohen

Jeffrey A. Cohen

Shareholder
Miami
T: 305.539.7289
F: 305.530.0055

Jeff Cohen handles all aspects of appellate litigation. Mr. Cohen primarily represents corporate defendants in high exposure, often highly publicized cases. He has defended claims against manufacturers of motor vehicles, recreational products including firearms, medical and pharmaceutical products, and a variety of other products. He also has significant experience representing financial institutions and other entities in complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Cohen has worked on appellate matters in state and federal courts around the United States. He also assists in the preparation of cases for trial and he often serves as appellate counsel during trial. Mr. Cohen has significant experience drafting and arguing dispositive motions, discovery motions, and motions in limine. He also regularly prepares and argues jury instructions, directed verdict motions, and post-trial motions.

Mr. Cohen is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He currently serves on the Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases. Mr. Cohen has been recognized multiple times in Florida Super Lawyers, has been repeatedly listed as a "Top Lawyer" by the South Florida Legal Guide, and was nominated as one of "The Most Effective Lawyers" of 2010 in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties by the Daily Business Review.