Philip J. Cohen

Partner since 2004
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Phone: 609-528-2596 888-979-6871
Fax: 609-394-8620
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While attending law school at Widener University School of Law, he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, a membership that recognizes students having attained excellence in the art of appellate advocacy. Admitted to practice in 1993 in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Mr. Cohen joined Jerrold Kamensky & Associates in 1996 after a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Howland Abramson, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When he proved to be an exceptional lawyer displaying well reasoned creative solutions for which our clients expressed great appreciation, he was made Partner in the then formed Kamensky Cohen & Associates in 2004, now Kamensky Cohen & Riechelson. He continues to be an outstanding advocate and problem solver for our clients in the areas of Corporate Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Matters, Professional Malpractice and other complex Litigation.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1996

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Litigation
  • Complex Litigation Matters
  • Employment Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product liability
  • Professional Liability

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1993


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. – May, 1993
    • Honors: Moot Court Honor Society
  • Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York
    • Honors: Dean’s List

Representative Cases 

  • McDonough v. Szathmary, a medical malpractice and product liability claim that resulted in settlement
  • Skunowicz v. Ryder Trucks, a federal district product liability claim, settled
  • Defined Source Cooperative v. Hake, a breach of contract claim, settled

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NJAJ-New Jersey
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Mercer County Bar Association
  • Mercer County Civil Bench-Bar Committee
  • Ravenscroft Home Owners’ Association, Past Vice President
  • Hamilton Township, Past Special Counsel
  • Pennsylvania Bar, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Honorable Howland W. Abramson Court of Common Pleas- Philadelphia, PA, Law Clerk, 1994 – 1996
  • Jerrold Kamensky & Associates, Associate, 1996 – 2004
  • The Law Offices of Philip J. Cohen- Medford, NJ & Philadelphia, PA, Owner, General Practice, 1994 – 1996
  • Pennsylvania Judicial Ethics Committee, Law Clerk
  • Kamensky Cohen & Associates, Partner, 2004 – 2011
  • Kamensky Cohen & Riechelson, Partner, 2011 – Present