Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. - Philadelphia
2001 Market St Ste 2900
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 567-3500 cprlaw.com
Whether in the courtroom or the community, Stewart L. Cohen has worked relentlessly as an advocate on behalf of his clients for over thirty years. Mr. Cohen is a Shareholder at Cohen, Placitella, Roth P.C. , focusing his practice on complex civil litigation, including medical malpractice, products liability, workplace accidents and class actions. His skill as a trial lawyer has resulted in a long record of successes including the “Top Settlement or Verdict of 2013 in Pennsylvania”, a “Top 100 Jury Verdict in the United States”, and a “Top 20 Recovery” in New Jersey. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. His clients have included children catastrophically injured at birth because of substandard medical care, victims injured by “one of the most dangerous roadways in America”, an environmental case where he represented the state of Pennsylvania for damage to state parklands caused by underground mining, and the victims of bank fraud. He has made it possible for victims to successfully recover against hospitals, physicians, engineers, product manufacturers, banks, insurers and the pharmaceutical industry.
Mr. Cohen graduated from Penn State University in 1973 with a B.A. including High Distinctions in the Honors Program and Temple University School of Law in 1977 with a J.D.
Education Temple University Beasley School of Law J.D., 2008 Dickinson College, B.A. (American Studies) (magna cum laude), 2004
Awards The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Selected as a “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association for 2020.
Bar Admissions Pennsylvania New Jersey United States District Court, New Jersey
Professional Memberships Pennsylvania Bar Association PBA Women in the Profession Committee New Jersey Association for Justice Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association The Women Antitrust Plaintiffs’ Attorneys’ Association Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Hearing Committee Member
Clerkships Law Clerk to the Honorable Carol E. Higbee, P.J.Cv., the Superior Court of New Jersey (2008 2009).