Benchmark Litigation has recognized Robin Cohen among the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” in the publication’s 2020 edition. She was selected based on her proven achievements in bench and jury trials, and the strength and consistency of positive client/peer feedback about their practices.
Benchmark Litigation is the only directory to focus exclusively on the U.S. litigation market. The publication’s identification of the leading U.S. trial attorneys and firms is the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Benchmark Litigation is published by Euromoney Institutional Investor, a leading international business-to-business media group.
Robin Cohen is a seasoned trial lawyer with more than 30 years’ experience trying and litigating many of the insurance industry’s most significant and cutting-edge coverage cases. In total, she has helped her clients obtain more than $5 billion in insurance assets.
Robin has served as lead counsel in several courtroom victories that have amounted to billions of dollars in coverage for her clients, including representing New Jersey Transit Corporation in securing a New Jersey state court victory allowing the transportation entity to access up to $400 million in insurance coverage for property repairs related to Superstorm Sandy. She also represented Givaudan Fragrances Corporation in a New Jersey Supreme Court victory that affirmed Givaudan’s right to seek more than $500 million in insurance coverage for claims related to environmental damage. Robin was also recognized as the “Litigator of the Week” by AmLaw Litigation Daily following her success as lead counsel for Verizon in securing a Delaware Superior Court decision finding that Verizon’s insurers must provide coverage for tens of millions of dollars in legal fees and costs that the company incurred while successfully defending a $14 billion lawsuit filed in connection with the spin-off of certain of its directories businesses.
Robin has been recognized as one of the “Top Ten” insurance litigators and one of the “50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America” by The National Law Journal. She has also been named an “Insurance MVP” by Law360 for five consecutive years. She was awarded 2018 “Insurance Lawyer of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation and was recognized as a 2020 “New York Trailblazer” by The New York Law Journal.