Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Jack L. Cohen

Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Jack L. Cohen

January 22, 2019

Goldberg Segalla added special counsel Jack L. Cohen to the law firm’s General Liability Practice Group in New York City.

Jack is a proven trial attorney with nearly four decades of experience representing major corporations and professionals in the banking, realty, insurance, and other industries. He counsels and defends employers, financial advisors, accountants, board members of homeowner associations, architects and engineers, and other professionals in a range of general liability matters. Jack has successfully tried multiple cases involving accounting and finance, New York Labor Law, products liability, traumatic brain injuries, premises liability, personal injury, infectious disease, property damage arising from fire, and actions resulting from the interstate carriage of goods. His practice also includes litigating matters in the realms of professional liability, directors and officers (D&O) liability, accounting malpractice, fair housing, and employment discrimination. A trusted authority within his areas of focus, Jack has published on the evolution of bad faith litigation and waiver of subrogation clauses in real estate and construction contracts, and regularly presents on anti-subrogation, arson litigation, New York State Labor Law, discrimination, retaliation, and reasonable accommodation in venues across New York.

Jack is recognized for his diverse and extensive experience handling of traumatic brain injury litigation, and clients regularly call on him to serve as a consultant in related matters. He was a member of a major national insurer’s Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence, where he was awarded the Focus Award in 2002 and 2004.