♦ Hofstra University (B.A., Psychology, magna cum laude, 1980)
♦ Hofstra University (J.D., with distinction, 1983)
Robert H. Cohen received both his undergraduate degree (magna cum laude) and his law degree (with distinction) from Hofstra University. As an undergraduate, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In law school, he was an associate editor of the Law Review. Following graduation, Mr. Cohen joined our firm as an associate and has spent his entire career here. He concentrates his practice in education and municipal law, appellate practice and commercial litigation. Mr. Cohen is a past President of the New York State Association of School Attorneys. He was co-chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Education Law Committee through June 30, 2009. Mr. Cohen has been a panel member and lecturer on education and employment law issues for the New York State Association of School Attorneys, the Nassau and Suffolk Academies of Law and the Long Island Association of Special Education Administrators. He has conducted numerous seminars and workshops on issues ranging from special education and Section 504 to seniority and tenure rights to student discipline. In April, 2016, Mr. Cohen co-presented a program on “Restorative Justice Techniques” at the National School Board Association’s Annual Meeting in Boston.