Wayne R. Cohen, Esq.


At Cohen & Cohen, founder and managing partner Wayne R. Cohen represents residents of the Washington, DC area. Wayne is a lawyer that focuses on the rights of those who have been injured in various types of accidents, including medical malpractice, car accidents, class actions, wrongful death, product liability, and more. 


Wayne discusses how most personal injury lawyers collect their legal service fees through contingency, meaning clients are not responsible for payments until after their case has been won (or settled). Contingency services are a key aspect of legal practices and sets personal injury lawyers apart from others, such as family lawyers or criminal lawyers. 


As a personal injury lawyer that Washington, DC residents can rely on, he has built himself a reputation for being a force in the courtroom. In fact, he has been referred by the Washingtonian Magazine as:


  • One of the City’s Most Feared Personal Injury Lawyers

  • One of Washington’s Best Lawyers

  • One of Washington’s Top 40 Lawyers Under 40

  • One of Washington’s Top Trial Lawyers

  • One of the 50 Best Lawyers in Washington


He was featured in Washingtonian Magazine for the following printings: June 2001, April 2002, August 2004, July 2006, December 2007, December 2009, November 2011, December 2013, and November 2015. On January 31, 2006, Wayne R. Cohen was described by The Washington Examiner as a “prominent, personal injury lawyer”. In the District of Columbia, he was listed in The National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2008. 


Mr. Cohen has appeared on television and print media at the local and national level, including The Washington Post, ABC, NBC, The Today Show, Good Morning America, WTOP, USA Today, Fox News, Fox 5, The Washingtonian, ESPN Radio, The Examiner, and The Wall Street Journal.