Jonathan Cohen is a Partner at Milberg whose work primarily focuses on consumer class action litigation. Mr. Cohen has spent his entire legal career prosecuting class action cases, including state and federal consumer class actions against banks, mortgage companies, debt collectors, retailers, and insurance companies alleging violations of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the forced placement of insurance.
Mr. Cohen was born in Albany, New York and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He attended Indiana University and graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. Following a career in marketing and advertising in Chicago, Jonathan relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida, where he attended Stetson University College of Law and earned his J.D. degree in 2005.
Mr. Cohen has prosecuted class actions involving data breaches, defective products, deceptive products, breaches of contract, employment discrimination, and illegal taxation. He also served as counsel for the court-appointed receiver in the Ponzi scheme-related matter of Wiand v. Wells Fargo Bank, et al., Case No. 8:12-cv-557-T-27EAJ (M.D. Fla.). Prior to joining Milberg, Mr. Cohen was a partner in Morgan & Morgan’s Complex Litigation Group in Tampa, Florida. Prior to his tenure at Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Cohen was a partner at James, Hoyer, Newcomer & Smiljanich, P.A., a firm specializing in the prosecution of nationwide consumer class actions and whistleblower (qui tam) actions.
Mr. Cohen is admitted to practice in the state courts of Florida, and in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuits.
His practice areas involve class actions, consumer protection, and mass torts.
- J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2005
- B.A., Indiana University, 1996
- State Courts of Florida
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin