Stewart L. Cohen, Esq.


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Stewart L. Cohen has worked relentlessly as an advocate on behalf of his clients for over thirty years. Mr. Cohen is a partner at the Philadelphia offices of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC, which also has offices throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. His practice is limited to high stakes, 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” in 2004, and a “Top 20 Recovery” in New Jersey in 2009. He was appointed by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to serve as the Chair of the Disciplinary Board 2012-2013, and prior to serving as Chair he served on the Board as a Member and as hearing officer for 15 years. Among its other responsibilities the Disciplinary Board recommends to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania when attorneys should be disbarred, suspended or be subjected to public censure or probation. Cohen is graduate of the Pennsylvania State University (1973) and Temple University Law School (1977).

Mr. Cohen was reappointed to the Board January 17, 2019, commencing April 1, 2019. On January 15th, 2020, Mr. Cohen was designated as Vice-Chair of the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners, commencing on April 1, 2020. On April 1, 2021, he was designated Board Chair of the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners.