David Cohen

Biography

David Cohen practices in the following areas:

  • commercial litigation
  • toxic tort and products liability litigation
  • complex litigation
  • mediation

David is a court-appointed arbitrator and mediator, and is admitted to practice in Texas and New York state and federal district and appeals courts.

Before attending law school, David received a Ph.D. in the field of Linguistics and was a Fulbright Fellow and taught at the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee).

He has held an adjunct faculty position with the University of Texas School of Law, where he taught negotiation and mediation

While in law school, David was an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review, a Chancellor, and member of the Order of the Coif.

Experience

  • Representation of clients with a variety of matters, ranging from civil and criminal antitrust trials, shareholder and securities litigation, and business planning transactions and contract disputes.

Recognitions

  • 2016, “Top Rated Lawyer” in Texas, listed in Texas Lawyer Magazine

A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found here.

Affiliations

Memberships

  • Association of Attorney - Mediators
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Bar Foundation
Professional Activities

David previously served as a member of the joint State Bar of Texas/Legislative Oversight Committee on the creation of the Texas Jury Handbook and as co-chair of the State Bar ADR Section.

Credentials

Admissions

  • New York
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Education

  • Rice University, MA
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • University of Maryland, BA, with high honors
  • University of Texas at Austin, PHD
  • University of Texas School of Law, JD, with high honors