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Lewis Cohn

Lewis Cohn

Florham Park, New Jersey
Lewis Cohn is a member of the New Jersey Bar. Mr. Cohn received his B.A. magna cum laude from Hobart College where he was valedictorian of his graduating class and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Cohn graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law where he served on the editorial staff of the Virginia Journal of International Law. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Cohn received an appointment as law clerk to Honorable Morris Pashman, Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. He has since served as litigation partner with several New Jersey law firms and has concentrated in the area of commercial, corporate and professional liability litigation. Mr. Cohn is the past Chair of the District VA Ethics Committee and the Appellate Practices Study Committee of the New Jersey Bar Association. Mr. Cohn has received appointments as Standing Master from the New Jersey Supreme Court, as commercial arbitrator and mediator from the Essex, Passaic and Morris vicinages and was recipient of Special Merit Award, Essex County Association. Mr. Cohn has authored articles that were published in the prestigious Journal of Pension Benefits and the Pension & Benefits Reporter, and has been selected by the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education to lecture on The Attorney- Client Relationship and by the National Business Institute to lecture on topics of Advanced Trial Tactics. He also served a two-year term on the New Jersey Supreme Court's Committee on Complementary Dispute Resolution.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Estate and Probate Litigation
  • Commercial Collections

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1975


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1975
    • Law Journal: Virginia Journal of International Law, Editorial Staff
  • Hobart College
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1972
    • Honors: Class Valedictorian
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Published Works

  • Author, Demilitarization as an Instrument for Middle East Peace, 14 Va. J. Int'l L. 267, 1974
  • Author, Justice Pashman as Federalist: The New Jersey Constitution Unbound, 35 Rutgers L. Rev. 213, 1983
  • Contributing Editor, New Jersey Appellate Practice Handbook, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2nd Edition, 1990
  • Author, Individual Withdrawal Liability for Retirement Plans: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?, 20 J. of Pension Benefits 5, Spring, 2013
  • Author, Hands Across the Waters: The Expansion of Personal Jurisdiction for Withdrawal Liability, 40 BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter 61 , January 15, 2013
  • Author, Sun Capital and Defining a ‘Trade or Business’ Under ERISA: The Odyssey Continues, 41 BNA Pension & Benefits 1312, June 21, 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Special Merit Award, Essex County Bar Association, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Past Chair, District VA Ethics Committee
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Past Chair, Appellate Practices Study Committee
  • New Jersey Supreme Court, Standing Master (Appointed)
  • Bergen, Essex, Morris and Passaic Vicinages, Commercial Arbitrator

Past Employment Positions

  • Hurley & Vasics, Of Counsel, 1994 - 2001
  • Fox & Fox, Associate, Partner, 1983 - 1994
  • Sills, Beck, Cummis, Radin & Tischman, Associate, 1976 - 1983
  • Honorable Morris Pashman, Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1975 - 1976
Office Location

Witman Stadtmauer, P.A.

26 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 100
Florham Park, NJ 07932-2246

Telephone: 973-822-0220
Fax: 973-822-1188


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