Wayne R. Cohen

Portrait of Wayne R. Cohen

Wayne R. Cohen

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Wayne R. Cohen is the founder and managing partner of Cohen & Cohen, P.C. He 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, Mr. Cohen 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 2013, 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” in 2006. He was named in The American 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, and has been featured by Washingtonian Magazine.

Mr. Cohen 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. He also served a two-year appointment to the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland, Peer Review Committee. 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.

BA, University of Michigan; JD, University of Miami