Douglas Cohen

Doug practices in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, products liability, employment, business litigation, home owner’s association law and medical malpractice for plaintiffs and the defense. He also represents athletes before the State of Nevada Athletic Commission.

Doug has obtained defense jury verdicts against plaintiffs in multi-million dollar cases, and has also garnered multi-million dollar awards for personal injury plaintiffs.




 Practice Areas

  • Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury

  • Business Torts

  • Business Litigation

  • Employment and Labor Relations

  • Insurance

  • Litigation

  • Medical Negligence Defense

  • Sports Law

  • Home Owner’s Association


  • J.D., University of Dayton School of Law

  • B.A., cum laude, Tulane University

  • Junior Year, University of East Anglia, England


  • 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, 2005-2020

  • Best Lawyers in America®, Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs, 2018-2020

  • 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


  • Author, Nevada section, "Tort Law Desk Reference-a Fifty-State Compendium," Wolters Kluwer, 2016


  • 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


  • Nevada

  • Ohio

  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, District of Southern Ohio