Cohen, Richard J.

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Richard J. Cohen, is Goldberg & Segalla Managing Partner, is the Co-Chair of its Global Insurance Services practice group, Chair of its Professional Liability practice group, and a member of its sports and entertainment practice.  He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo’s School of Management with distinction and its School of Law cum laude. A trial lawyer with more than twenty years of experience, Mr. Cohen maintains a national practice, primarily involving sophisticated insurance coverage and bad faith matters, reinsurance, and D&O litigation.  He has argued in front of New York’s highest court, as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.  

Mr. Cohen is well published, and has lectured across the country and in Canada on a wide range of topics involving insurance coverage, bad faith, and reinsurance, as well as sports law issues.  Among other things, he has several times authored the annual Survey of New York Insurance Law published in the Syracuse University Law Review.  He has also written for both Mealey’s and Appleman’s.  

Mr. Cohen is the former National Co-Chair of the Insurance Company Relations Subcommittee of the 22,000 member Defense Research Institute (DRI), and currently serves as Subcommittee Chair of both the Insurance Law and Construction Law Committees of DRI.  He has been a CPCU instructor and lecturer for more than a decade.  Mr. Cohen is admitted to practice in all the State and federal courts in New York and Pennsylvania, including the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second and Third Circuits.  He has on multiple occasions been named to Business First’s Who’s Who in Law and to New York Super Lawyers.

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