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Jesse M. Cohen, Esq.

Director of the Subrogation Department

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undefinedJesse M. Cohen is a civil litigation attorney based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jesse focuses his practice on insurance subrogation, commercial disputes, business formation, and serious personal injury matters. Jesse has significant experience litigating cases in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. Jesse is pleased to represent many small businesses and personalities here in the Philadelphia area, and has been counsel to some of the most famous bars and restaurants in the country.

Jesse is also a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States, whose membership is limited to attorneys who have attained million-dollar verdicts and settlements.

Outside of the office Jesse has served as an adjunct professor at the DeVry University Keller Graduate School of Management in Philadelphia and is also a member of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP). Jesse has had the privileged of speaking at many NASP events on topics such as evidence practice and procedure, workers’ compensation subrogation claims, electrical accidents, and the use of technology in the courtroom. Jesse is also active in the Philadelphia political and non-profit communities, and serves on the board of directors of the Michael P. Donatucci Memorial Foundation, which raises awareness for those suffering from anxiety and depression. Jesse has also served on the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections Review Board, which hears appeals from Philadelphia citizens regarding building permits, property violations, and firearms licenses.

Jesse attained his Bachelor's degree in Psychology, cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh. He then went on to attend Widener University School of Law, where he served as a vice president of the Moot Court Honor Society.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court – District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court – Western District of Texas

Practice Areas

  • Subrogation
  • Products Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Formation
  • Private Client Services / Coordinating Counsel
  • Local Counsel
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Property Damage
  • Class Action / Mass Tort
  • Media Communications

Representative Clients

  • James Restaurant
  • Berkley Entertainment
  • Berkley Environmental
  • Motorists Mutual Insurance Company
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London
  • Donegal Insurance Group
  • Maypoint Hospitality, LLC
  • Harpoons on the Bay
  • Woody’s Bar
  • Mayfield Social Club

Jesse in the News

"Amazon was not a 'seller' of allegedly defective product" - Virginia Lawyers Weekly

"Insurer Can't Revive Defective-Lamp Suit Against Amazon" - Law 360

"Amazon Isn't Liable for Defective Marketplace sale (No Thanks to Section 230)-Erie Insurance v. Amazon" - Technology & Marketing Law Blog

"Why Percy Street BBQ on South Street is still closed, and will be indefinitely" - Billypenn

"National Association of Subrogation Professionals 2016 Annual Conference" - NASP

"Just When You Thought You Didn't Need an Expert...Damages!" - Subrogator Magazine

"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." - William Mathers

Our Case Results

  • $1 Billion Sealed Settlement
  • $200 Million Sealed Settlement
  • $50 Million Sealed Settlement
  • $14 Million Ashland Oil Company
  • $10 Million Pipe Yard Soil Contamination
  • $5 Million Pipe Yard Soil Contamination
  • $2 Million Pipe Yard Worker
  • $2 Million Progressive Casualty Insurance Co.
  • $1 Million Oil Companies
  • $1 Million Oil Field Contamination

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