Attorney Stewart has distinguished himself in the service of both community and clients. He is a named partner at Cohen, Placitella& Roth. Be it at the courtroom or in the community, Attorney Stewart has not held back in giving his all in service to both clients and community.
He has advocated relentlessly on behalf of clients for the better parts of three decades. Whether making an opening statement or doing a cross-examination in front of the docks, Attorney Stewart gives it his all. He honed his practice around complex civil litigation, encompassing such as aspects as product liability, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, and class actions.
Attorney Stewart holds an enviable record of success in cases of the likes of the aforementioned, including the “Top Settlement or Verdict of 2013 in Pennsylvania”, a “Top 100 Jury Verdict in the United States”, as well as the famous “Top 20 Recovery” in New Jersey. On the backs of his numerous achievements and remarkable milestones, Attorney Stewart Cohen has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
He used his knowledge of legal procedures and his wealth of expertise in litigation to argue claims for a plaintiff roster that includes children catastrophically injured at birth as a result of below-par medical care, injured victims of ‘one of the most dangerous American roadways’, an environmental case where he argued a case on behalf of the state of Pennsylvania for damages done to state parklands as a consequence of underground mining activities, as well as victims of bank fraud.
Through years of tireless legal service, the efforts of Attorney Stewart has resulted in successful suits and numerous triumphs for these plaintiffs and victims, as they have gone on get some respite in the form of damage recoveries against hospitals, engineers, product manufacturers, insurers, banks, pharmaceutical companies, and a number of other organized institutions.
Attorney Stewart obtained a B.A from Pennsylvania State University in 1973, as well as High Distinctions in the Honors Program. He also got a J.D from Temple University School of Law in 1977.
He has been the subject of numerous awards in recognition of his remarkable professional achievements, genuine charitable efforts and community activities. He currently boasts honorary recognitions from United Cerebral Palsy, the Pennsylvania State University, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Brain Injury Association, as well as the Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. As part of honorary recognitions, he has also served as a Member and Chairman of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Attorney Stewart has also had stints on the Judicial Selection Committee for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as the Planning Commission of the Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. The unwavering and unyielding advocate is the distinguished recipient of the prestigious “Distinguished Alumni Award” from the Pennsylvania State University, where he was honored to be a commencement speaker in 2008. He was also dubbed “a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” by the Philadelphia Magazine on the basis of a q-poll of fellow attorneys, which places him in the same elite class as some of America’s finest lawyers.
Attorney Stewart is admitted to practice in state and federal courts Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. He has also been admitted to practice throughout the United States, especially in individual cases.