Member Profile: Hon. R. Benjamin Cohen (Ret.)

Hon. R. Benjamin Cohen (Ret.)
Parker Ibrahim & Berg LLC
270 Davidson Avenue
Somerset , NJ 08873
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Tel: (908) 333-6208
Fax: (908) 333-6230

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Hon. R. Benjamin Cohen (Ret.) has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Family Businesses
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Media & Communications
Mortgage Foreclosure
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Pensions / ERISA
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Public Policy
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Wrongful Death



After leaving the bench, Judge Cohen joined the firm of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, Of Counsel, where from 2006 to 2012 he concentrated on mediation and arbitration as well as consulting on commercial litigation matters. In 2013, Judge Cohen joined the law firm of Parker Ibrahim & Berg, Of Counsel, where he continues to concentrate on mediation and arbitration as well as consulting on commercial litigation and regulatory matters, and training the firm's litigators. In 2011, the Essex County Bar Association presented Judge Cohen with the Samuel S. Saiber Professional Achievement Award. In 2012, Judge Cohen was named in Best Lawyers in America in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution. In 2013 Judge Cohen was elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Judge Cohen has lectured at Harvard Law School, Seton Hall Law School, Touro Law School and Rutgers Journalism School.


  • J.D. - Rutgers School of Law, 1969
  • B.A. - Dartmouth College, 1966

Memberships & Affiliations

Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Bar Associations
  • Essex County (NJ) Bar Association - Professionalism Committee
  • NJ State Bar Association - Equity Jurisprudence Committee
  • American Bar Association - Dispute Resolution Section


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Hon. R. Benjamin Cohen (Ret.) is a member of our NJ chapter, The New Jersey Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The NJAMA profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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