Howard B. Cohen

Howard B. Cohen

Attorney at Law


716-854-4300 x 214


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Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Foreign Legal Consultant - Ontario, Canada
  • Virginia, Associate Member

Attorney Bio

Howard B. Cohen is focused on the prosecution and trial of substantial personal injury accident claims, which include automobile accidents, workplace accidents, wrongful death claims, construction accident and fall-down defect claims. He has also prosecuted substantial Insurance, Securities and Fraud claims.


  • State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York, B.A.
  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, J.D. with Honors

Professional Association

  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Erie County Bar Association, Professional Ethics Committee
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Western Region
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA) - Arbitrator

Community Involvement

  • Adjunct Faculty, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law, 2001–present
  • United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, past
  • Board Director: Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services Foundation, Inc. D/B/A Kids Escaping Drugs, past
  • Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation Inc. - past
  • Compass House - past
  • Headway of Western New York Inc. affiliate of People Inc., advisory council - past
  • Lou Gehrig Youth Baseball, Chairman, past

Professional Recognition

  • Peer Rated AV Preeminent Rating - Martindale-Hubbell
  • Buffalo Business First Legal Elite of Western New York
  • Selected by Best Lawyers in America, New York's Best Lawyers - Personal Injury Law 2021, 2022
  • Selected by New York Super Lawyers Upstate Edition - Personal Injury Law 2021
2021 Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers 2022
SL 2021
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
2012 Who's Who in Law
2016 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite
AV Preeminent Peer Rated 2017
2018 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite
Best Lawyers 2020
Super Lawyers