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David S. Cohen
Phoenix AZ 85004
David Cohen maintains an active litigation practice and alternative dispute resolution practice. In his litigation practice, David represents every type of healthcare provider. He successfully represents and defends these clients in matters involving alleged medical malpractice, violations of the Adult Protective Services Act, wrongful death, and medical battery. He also represents healthcare providers in matters pending before administrative licensing boards. In addition to representing healthcare providers, David also represents individual and institutional clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases. In his alternative dispute resolution practice, David focuses on mediating tort claims, including those involving medical malpractice, elder abuse, wrongful death and personal injury. His more than 25 years of experience representing medical providersincluding doctors, nursing homes, and hospitalsand insurance providers has afforded him a unique perspective. David fully understands each party's objectives and goals, and is well-equipped to mediate cases quickly and successfully for both plaintiffs and defendants. Highly regarded in the Arizona nursing home industry, David has successfully served as an expert witness for the industry in the passage of several tort reform bills. These bills have positively impacted all Arizona healthcare providers by reducing the statute of limitations from seven years to two years, normalizing punitive damages, and eliminating the attorneys'
fees provision in cases filed under the Adult Protective Services Act. David serves on the firm's Management Committee, is the chair of the firm's Health Care Trial Group, and is the chair of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.