David S. Cohen

David Cohen is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm’s Litigation Group. A partner since 2002, he is the head of Milbank’s Litigation Technology Committee. He joined the firm in 1998.

Mr. Cohen has a broad litigation practice, with special emphasis on bankruptcy, derivatives, transportation, insurance and tort litigation. He has also represented clients in matters involving class action defense, fraud and employment. Mr. Cohen has tried significant cases for major institutional and individual clients of the firm in federal and state courts and arbitrations throughout the United States.

Mr. Cohen served as the Executive Notes and Comments Editor of The Bankruptcy Developments Journal and was elected to the Order of the Coif at Emory University School of Law. He is a Fellow at the Litigation Council of America. Benchmark Litigation, Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys has recognized Mr. Cohen as a leading bankruptcy litigator, both nationally and in the District of Columbia. Mr. Cohen is presently a member of the Emory Law School Dean’s Advisory Board. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation
Law School Emory University School of Law (J.D.)
Admitted Year 1994
Education George Washington University (B.B.A.)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Georgia State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Relevant Jobs
National Firm seeks Partners in Washington DC with AmLaw 200 Background (8+ yrs)
USA-DC-Washington

Culhane Meadows PLLC, one of the largest national non-traditional law firms in America, seeks experienced partner-level attorneys in the Washington, DC area. We are actively recruiting new partners wh...

Apply now

Attorney
USA-DC-Washington

AV-rated employment law firm seeks attorney with 4-6 years of employment law and/or litigation experience to work as a full-time litigation attorney.  The firm has an active national employment liti...

Apply now

Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Fraud Section
USA-DC-Washington

Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Fraud Section Duties: Will report to Project Supervisor. Will work in support of wide-ranging fraud investigations within the Fraud Section, Criminal Division of the Depar...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Benjamin P. Smith
Benjamin P. Smith

Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.

Brian M. Jazaeri
Brian M. Jazaeri

Brian M. Jazaeri is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Mr. Jazaeri represents clients in complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on class action matters and financial services, healthcare and technology litigation.