Corey M. Cohen
Corey M. Cohen focuses his practice on on three areas: (1) general liability defense, with a focus on defending construction accident claims; (2) the defense of attorneys and other professionals in malpractice actions including cyber liability matters; and (3) insurance coverage litigation and opinions. He has successfully represented insurers, property owners, contractors, and professionals in all phases of civil litigation from inception through trial. Mr. Cohen has spent time as a member of the defense and plaintiffs’ bar. His varied experience provides him with a unique perspective and the ability to effectively analyze complex issues and resolve difficult challenges.
Prior to joining Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP, Mr. Cohen spent time as Assistant General Counsel at a downtown law firm and worked in varied areas of litigation including, but not limited to, professional ethics, personal injury, fee disputes, family law, corporate litigation, insurance coverage disputes, general liability defense, trusts, estates, and real estate. During law school Mr. Cohen was a member of the National Moot Court trial team, as well as being an editor of the Race and the Law Review at Rutgers School of Law. He also spent time in law school working at a corporate litigation firm and as a research assistant to Professor Louis Raveson.
Mr. Cohen is a third generation trial attorney, with both his father and grandfather practicing civil litigation in and around New York City. Growing up around litigators helped Mr. Cohen to “cut his teeth” at argument at a very early age. His experience in law school and the court room have only served to hone these skills and focus his ability to cut through the clutter and argue simply and effectively on behalf of his client’s interests. Mr. Cohen is a member of the New York City Bar Association, a pending member of the New York City Bar Association – Construction Law Committee (2017-2020) and a former member of the New York City Bar Association – Professional Responsibility Committee (2014-2017).