Law Firm Cohen & Cohen, P.C. Partners Named Top Washingtonian Lawyers

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Wayne Cohen and Kim Brooks-Rodney, two partners of Washington, DC based Cohen & Cohen, P.C. have been named among Washington's top lawyers for 2013 by Washingtonian Magazine.

Cohen & Cohen, P.C., a personal injury law firm based in Washington, D.C., is proud and honored to announce that two of our partners, Wayne R. Cohen and Kim Brooks-Rodney, have been named among “Washingtonian’s Best Lawyers” in 2013.

Wayne R. Cohen is frequently heralded as one of the top personal injury attorneys in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding metropolitan area. Washingtonian Magazine has honored Mr. Cohen several times over the past decade, naming him as one of “Washington’s best lawyers”, one of “Washington’s top trial lawyers”, one of Washington’s “most feared personal injury lawyers” and one of “the 50 best lawyers in Washington”, and he has been named as one of Washington DC’s “Super Lawyers” for the past 3 years. Wayne has also been featured by The Washington Examiner and The Wall Street Journal, and has been described as both a “prominent” and “aggressive” personal injury lawyer. Along with being a partner at Cohen & Cohen, P.C., Mr. Cohen is a past president of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and a current Associate Professional Lecturer of Trial Skills at the George Washington University Law School.

Wayne also has extensive media exposure. He has appeared on several major news shows and stations, including the Today show, Good Morning America, Dateline, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox; he has been featured in multiple published news sources, including the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Newsday, the Examiner, and the Washington Business Journal; and he has made appearances on numerous radio talk shows, including Washington Post Radio and WTOP Radio.

Kim Brooks-Rodney has an impressive legal resume as well. Prior to becoming a personal injury lawyer, Kim worked for the US Department of Labor and Office of Corporation Counsel’s Civil Division. She also served as Assistant General Counsel for WMATA, trial lawyer for State Farm, and Managing Attorney of Hartford Insurance Company’s Staff Counsel Office in Alexandria, Virginia. Since switching to work for personal injury, Kim has helped her clients obtain millions of dollars in personal injury cases through her verdicts and settlements and has served as the lead attorney on multiple high-profile cases. Most notably, she was retained to represent the families of victims killed in the 2009 Metro crash in Washington, D.C. Kim currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington D.C. and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Prince George’s County Bar Association.

Ms. Brooks-Rodney also has extensive media exposure. She has been quoted by the Washington Post, the Associated Press, MSNBC, CNBC, the San Diego Union – Tribune, the Huffington Post, and the Examiner and has appeared on several news channels, including NBC 4 News, Fox 5 News and Channel 9 News.

Before they were colleagues at Cohen & Cohen, P.C., Wayne and Kim were frequent adversaries and it was nothing more than a joke that someday they might work together. Kim and Wayne are currently working together on a high-profile case that has made recent news in Maryland. They were chosen to represent Morgan Lake, the woman whose vehicle was struck from behind and then propelled off of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Cohen & Cohen, P.C. represents catastrophically injured victims of medical mistakes, product defects, and automobile accidents, in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.

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