David R. Cohen

"In my many years in business, I have employed many law firms; none have come close to matching the level of dedication and professionalism I encountered with your Law Firm."

David R. Cohen

Of Counsel

David R. Cohen, Esq. is certified by the state of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney. He has extensive practice experience and legal background. He joins Sacks Weston Diamond LLC acting with our New Jersey trial team.

Mr. Cohen focuses his attention on:

In dedicating his legal services to consumers and plaintiffs only, never corporations, Cohen has become a trusted name in nursing home abuse cases. Clients in the private sector as well as other legal professionals turn toCohenfor advice and support regularly. Sacks Weston Diamond LLC is elevated by his acting Of Counsel.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Throughout his legal career,Cohen has been recognized and awarded by numerous professional organizations and associations. He is a current member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and has also acted as theChair of Public Education for the Mercer County Bar Association, Chair of the National Nursing Home Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice, and National Chair of the American Association for Justice – Sections and Litigation Group Coordination Committee.

Professional Speaking Engagements

Cohen has built much of his reputation as a frequent speaker at keynote legal seminars and gatherings. He is most often called upon for his insight into nursing home abuse cases, but he has also spoken numerous times about broader legal topics, such as evidence collection, MDS analysis and practical applications for a client’s case. To date, he has served as the Chair of more than 35 national- and state-level instructional attorney seminars, including seminars for groups such as The American Association for Justice, The New Jersey Association for Justice and The New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Bar Admissions

Mr. Cohen currently holds three professional Bar Admissions: New Jersey; Unites States District Court, District of New Jersey; and United States Courts of Appeals, Third Circuit.


Cohen began his education at George Washington University, where he earned his B.A. in Economics and Philosophy in 1986. He continued by attending Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, where he completed his J.D. in 1989.

Publications & Pioneering Efforts

With his reputation and knowledge about nursing home cases, Cohen was the first attorney in New Jersey to create a CLE seminar focused on litigation against negligence and abuse in nursing homes. After the initial CLE seminar was a success, he presented similar seminars annually for more than 20 years. He is also an accomplished legal writer, having published numerous national and state articles,,focusing on nursing home regulations and abuse cases.

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