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Glenn A. Cohen
Louisville, Kentucky
Member
phone (502) 584-7400
fax (502) 583-2100
email gcohen@derbycitylaw.com
 

Glenn Cohen concentrates his practice on commercial and civil litigation, focusing on matters involving banking, securities, and employment litigation, business and contract disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, condemnation proceedings, toxic tort litigation, insurance bad faith claims, and personal injury claims.

In addition to securing numerous substantial jury verdicts for his clients, Mr. Cohen has argued successfully in the Kentucky Court of Appeals, the Kentucky Supreme Court, the Federal Sixth Circuit and Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. A well-respected litigator, and formidable advocate, Mr. Cohen has helped establish legal precedent in several areas of the law, including sovereign immunity, First Amendment rights, commercial law and employment law. Because he represents both plaintiffs and defendants, he brings a balanced perspective to all facets of his clients’ needs in any legal representation.

Recognition
Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Business Litigation, Personal Injury – General, 2013-2014


Glenn was named as a Top Rated Lawyer in Kentucky’s Legal Leaders in the area of Banking and Finance, Commercial Litigation and General Practice, 2013. This honor is based on peer review.


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Business Litigation, 2012


Glenn A. Cohen was recently named in Louisville Magazine as a "Top Lawyer" in Personal Injury Law (Plaintiff) for 2012. The Top Lawyers were picked by their peers.


Has achieved Martindale-Hubbell distinguished rating of AV Preeminent


Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Commercial Law and Litigation, as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, 2011


Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Law and Labor & Employment, as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, 2009


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers magazine in the area of General Litigation, 2009


Named one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville. Specific practice areas: Banking, Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Securities Law (Louisville Magazine 2008).


Memberships
American Bar Association


Kentucky Bar Association


Louisville Bar Association
Member, Judicial Integrity Committee


Louisville Bar Association
Member, Independence Committee


Kentucky Justice Association


Admissions and Courts
Kentucky, 1984
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Education
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1983
J.D.


Northwestern University, 1980
B.A.


Practices
Commercial and Business Litigation
Banking Litigation
Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
Shareholder Disputes
Employment Litigation
Wrongful Termination
Wrongful Retaliation and Discrimination
Sexual Harassment Claims
Toxic Tort Litigation
Personal Injury
Condemnation and Land Use Litigation
Securities Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Published/Notable Cases
Dugle ex rel. Dugle v. Norfolk Southern R. Co., 683 F.3d 263 (6th Cir. 2012)
Nelson Insurance Agency v. Famex, Inc., 706 S.W.2d 838 (Ky. App. 1986)
Calvert Investments, Inc. v. Louisville & Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District, 805 S.W.2d 133 (Ky. 1991)
500 Associates v. Vermont, American Corp., 1998 WL 34201910 (W.D. Ky. 1998)
Hardy v. Jefferson Community College, 260 F.3d 671 (6th Cir. 2001)
L.B. III v. Housing Authority of Louisville, 345 F. Supp. 2d 725 (W.D. Ky. 2004)
Lumpkins ex rel. Lumpkins v. City of Louisville, 157 S.W.3d 601 (Ky. 2005)
Brown v. Indiana Insurance Co., 184 S.W.3d 528 (Ky. 2005)

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