Michael J. Cohan is a 1986 graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, where he obtained a B.S. in Business Administration. Thereafter, he worked as a claims and marketing representative for a professional liability insurer in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Cohan graduated from Cumberland School of Law, obtaining his J.D. degree in 1993, and has since practiced throughout Alabama and Georgia.
Mr. Cohan represents individuals, governmental entities, corporations, insurance companies and their insureds, in a variety of legal interests, including employment issues, workers’ compensation, retaliatory discharge, personal injury, contract litigation, products liability, bad faith and fraud. His practice includes state and federal courts in Alabama and Georgia. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Alabama State Bar, State Bar of Georgia and Montgomery County Bar Association and various related professional organizations, including the Montgomery Claims Association (Past President), Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization, Workers’ Compensation Association of Alabama, Defense Research Institute, Housing and Development Law Institute and Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.
In addition, Mr. Cohan serves as a regular youth Sunday-School teacher with First United Methodist Church, is on the Montgomery YMCA Boys Work Committee, is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery and is a veteran, having served eleven years in the United States Army (Reserves), JAG Corps. Mr. Cohan is married to Shelby Seale Cohan and they have two children, Adams and Sara Pierce.