Robert Cohen

Robert Cohen

Attorney at Law

Chicago
Illinois
Licensed in
IL
University of California at Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
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About
Rob graduated from Boalt Hall School of Law and also has a bachelor's degree from Berkeley. He has focused on litigation throughout his career, including commercial disputes across multiple domains, environmental claims and construction litigation. He has many years' experience in negotiating and obtaining major and minor source environmental permits.

Presently Rob is a sought-after researcher, writer, draftsman and consultant. His attorney clients include fellow sophisticated practitioners as well as general litigators seeking to "borrow" expertise and experience.

Rob worked in house and at a number of 100+ attorney firms, before settling
… read more on the small firm environment in 2003.
25
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"Rob has worked for me for the last 5 years and has given me excellent legal service. He's very experienced in many fields and has always been very responsive. His rates are very fair compared to the service I've received."


Posted on Aug 12, 2019
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"I am a fellow attorney with a small problem compared to the ones Attorney Cohen usually handles and he has not only been very encouraging but has kept me informed of each step of the process and has been sensitive to me needs. He is knowledgeable and attentive and I would not hesitate to recommend him."


Posted on Aug 12, 2019

Work History

The Rob Cohen Law Office, LLC

Principal

Jan 2014 - Present

Sophisticated commercial litigation practice, focused on partnership and real property disputes, foreclosure, financing agreement, director and officer, and insurance coverage litigation.
Legal research and writing for multiple practitioners in Chicago area.

Jan 2014 - Present

Robert A Cohen Esq.

Principal

Aug 1998 - Present

Legal researcher, writer, and consultant to regulatory and commercial and tort litigation attorneys, writing briefs, legal memoranda, pleadings, and discovery in matters arising out of commercial, business, environmental, contract, and other matters. Legal consultant on environmental matters, including landfill siting, permitting, hazardous waste (RCRA), PCB (TSCA) and FIFRA matters.

Aug 1998 - Present

David A. Axelrod & Associates

Partner

Feb 2003 - Jan 2014

Partner in commercial litigation practice. Responsible for wide range of commercial disputes, as well as tort (accident and professional liability) and mass tort (medical device, chemical exposure) matters.

Feb 2003 - Jan 2014

Commonwealth Edison

Staff Environmental Attorney

Jun 1996 - Feb 1998

In house environmental attorney for nuclear and fossil fuel utility. All aspects of environmental practice, including litigation, source permitting, environmental legal consulting to internal clients and transactional counseling

Jun 1996 - Feb 1998

Holleb & Coff

Environmental Associate

Sep 1993 - Feb 1996

All aspects of environmental litigation, regulatory, and transactional practice. Scope included CERCLA litigation arising out of contamination of soil and groundwater, Clean Water Act permits, consultation regarding RCRA (hazardous waste regulation) compliance, and negotiation of environmental liability elements of contracts.

Sep 1993 - Feb 1996

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