Douglas Cohen
Douglas Cohen
Partner

Doug Cohen is a partner with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He is one of the few Personal Injury Specialists certified by the State Bar of Nevada. Doug practices in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, products liability, employment, business litigation, and medical malpractice for plaintiffs. Doug has garnered multi-million-dollar awards for personal injury plaintiffs.

EDUCATION
  • J.D., University of Dayton School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, Tulane University
  • Junior Year, University of East Anglia, England
ADMISSIONS
  • Nevada
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Southern Ohio
MEMBERSHIPS
  • Mediator, U.S. District Court, Nevada, Early Mediation Program for Section 1983 Inmate Cases
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada
  • Member, Business & Professional Organization of the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas
  • Executive Board Member and Member of the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas division of the Anti-Defamation League
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
  • Author, Nevada section, “Tort Law Desk Reference-a Fifty-State Compendium,” Wolters Kluwer, 2016
HONORS & OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES
  • Nevada’s Legal Elite 2021 – The Silver State’s Top Attorneys
  • Lawyers of Distinction – Personal Injury 2018-2019
  • The American Registry, Top Attorneys in the Mountain States – 2018
  • AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated (the highest rating available), by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2005-2023
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2018-2023
  • Certified Personal Injury Specialist by State Bar of Nevada
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff, 2007-2017
  • Nevada’s Best Lawyers®, 2015
  • Vegas Inc Top Lawyers, 2015
  • MYVEGAS Magazine 2021 Top 100 Lawyers

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