Steven Michael Cohen

Steven Michael Cohen

HoganWillig, PLLC- Criminal & Litigation Chair
  • Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights...
  • New York, Pennsylvania
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Summary

From New York City originally and now residing and practicing law in Buffalo, New York, Mr. Cohen has been successfully trying civil and criminal cases, including numerous civil rights and constitutional law cases, for over 25 years. In addition to corporate clients and individual litigation clients, he regularly represents local, state and federal law enforcement officers from numerous agencies, defending them in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings. Admitted to practice in the States of New York and Pennsylvania, he has been admitted pro hac vice to conduct trials in many other states. Mr. Cohen is frequently brought in as special trial counsel by other law firms in civil rights and complex litigation cases. Steven M. Cohen has appeared on local and national media, including Good Morning America, Dateline NBC, 24 Hours, CNN, Dr. Drew and Geraldo Rivera to discuss cases he has been involved with. His cases have been featured in the Buffalo Law Journal, New York Law Journal, National Law Journal, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Associated Press outlets. Mr. Cohen is a co-founder of the Law Enforcement Officers Advocate's Council (LEOAC) and lives in Williamsville, New York with his wife Pamela.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • Medical Malpractice
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Agricultural Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Pennsylvania
U.S. Supreme Court
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the Western District of New York
United States Tax Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Litigation Chair
HoganWillig
- Current
Partner
Lorenzo & Cohen
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Solo Practitioner
Law Offices of Steven M. Cohen, Esq.
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Education
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
J.D. (1987)
State University of New York - Stony Brook
B.A. (1984)
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Awards
Legal Elite of Western New York
Buffalo Law Journal
Special Edition Judicial Award
Martindale Hubbel
Strathmore's Who's Who
Strathmore
Presidential Who's Who
Presidential
Who's Who in Law - Buffalo Business First
Buffalo Business First
New York State Super Lawyers - Upstate Edition
Super Lawyers
AV - Preeminent
Martindale Hubbel
Professional Associations
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Law Enforcement Advocate's Counsel
Associate Counsel
Current
New York State Bar # 2271187
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Civil Rights Attorney Steve Cohen senses a Buffalo Police coverup is afoot
Investigative Post
Speaking Engagements
2nd Amendment- Firearm Forum, Ellicottville, NY
Library
Certifications
10.0 attorney rating
Avvo.com
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
HoganWillig, PLLC
2410 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
USA
Toll-Free: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Lancaster
43 Central Ave.
Lancaster, NY 14086
USA
Toll-Free: (716) 636-7600
Telephone: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Buffalo
155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
USA
Telephone: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Lockport
770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
USA
Telephone: (716) 636-7600
HoganWillig, PLLC- Ellicottville
6133 Route 219 South
Ste. 1005
Ellicottville, NY 14731
USA
Telephone: (716) 636-7600