Martin D. Cohen

Martin D. Cohen

Managing Partner
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Martin Cohen, founder of the firm, is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and Temple University School of Law.

Cohen has achieved the prestigious "AV" rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory Bar Register. The "A" signifies the highest levels of legal ability and the "V" denotes "very high" adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence. This rating is the result of a peer review system based upon the confidential opinions of practicing attorneys and members of the judiciary.

With over 25 years of legal experience, he is a member of the American Association for Justice and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He has also consistently been voted as one of Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyers" for the past several years in a row.

He has served as a speaker at various association meetings and legal seminars. He appeared on the Sunday "Today Show" and was featured and extensively quoted in the book, "The Jury: Trial and Error in the American Courtroom", by Stephen J. Adler, legal editor of "The Wall Street Journal".

Cohen is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and various United States District Courts. Cohen has obtained many of the highest jury awards and settlements, many in excess of $1 million throughout the State of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Cohen has also been very active in the business community. He was the founder and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ambassador Bank, which was sold to Fulton Financial and is now called Lafayette Ambassador Bank. In addition, he was one of the founders of Team Capital Bank, which is one of the fastest growing banks in the United States and currently has locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  Mr. Cohen has also been involved in various business projects throughout the community. He has invested in local businesses and public offerings and was involved as an investor in two start-up companies which eventually went public.
He and his family have formed the Martin D. Cohen Family Foundation. The foundation assists numerous charitable endeavors and annually awards many scholarships to high school students. In the past 20 years, the Foundation has awarded over 750 scholarships to graduating seniors.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Car and Trucking Accidents
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Immigration

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1987


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1967
  • Pennsylvania State University

Representative Clients

  • Provident Bank
  • Angel34 Foundation


  • Numerous CLE Classes

Honors and Awards

  • One of Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyers"
  • Lehigh Valley Local Legal Leader, 2015 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers' Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Martin D. Cohen Foundation supports many organizations in the community


  • English