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Doug Cohen is an experienced trial lawyer that has taken many cases to a jury trial.  He primarily practices in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, products liability, employment and medical malpractice, for plaintiffs and the defense. He has garnered awards in excess of one million dollars for personal injury plaintiffs.


Doug  has been named by Best Lawyers in America from 2005-2016 as one of the top personal injury practitioners in Las Vegas, and he was recognized in the 2007 through 2015 issues of Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top personal injury lawyers in the five-state mountain region. Doug is ratedAV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated (the highest rating available), by Martindale-Hubbell. He earned his JD from the Univesity of Dayton Ohio and a BA from Tulane University.

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  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 33%
  3. Civil Rights: 33%

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Fennemore Craig, P.C.

300 S 4th St Ste 1400
Las Vegas, NV, 89101-6021

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVActive198511/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nevada's Best Lawyers®Nevada Business Magazine2015
Vegas Inc Top LawyersVegas Inc2015
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2015
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2015
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2014
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2014
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2013
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2013
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2012
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2012
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2011
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2011
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2010
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2010
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2009
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2009
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2008
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2008
Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralMountain States Super Lawyers®2007
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2007
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2006
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America®2005
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
DirectorFennemore Craig1984 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
U.S. District Court, Nevada, Early mediation Program for Section 1983 Inmate CasesMediatorN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of NevadaMemberN/A
NTLA Discovery CommitteeMemberN/A
Nevada Inns of Court, Emeritas StatusMemberN/A
Business & Professional Organization of the Jewish Federation of Las VegasMemberN/A
State of Nevada Medical-Legal Screening Panel, Southern PanelMemberN/A
Board of Directors, Civil Rights Committee, Las Vegas Anti-Defamation LeagueMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
class action settlement$25,000,000
products liability$1,400,000
premises liability$750,000
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Las Vegas Review-JournalFamily of Foothill student sues CCSD, claims teacher lured for sex2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DaytonLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Tulane UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977