Attorney Bio

Civil Litigator, Wrongful Death Attorney In Fort Lauderdale...

Michael J. Cohen, ESQ.

Michael J. Cohen is a civil trial attorney and wrongful death lawyer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida who focuses his practice in the areas of personal injuries, wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice, healthcare law, securities litigation, broker misconduct, construction disputes, commercial and corporate litigation, real estate, employment, administrative issues and all other matters requiring the intervention of the court system.

Mr. Cohen served as the managing member of Goldstein & Cohen, P.A. until founding Cohen & Greenberg, LLC. in January 2004, where he served as a managing member of the firm. In January 2012, Mr. Cohen founded the Cohen Legal Group, which is dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses and healthcare providers in any claims involving personal injuries, products liability, medical malpractice and all other insurance disputes.

A seasoned litigator, Mr. Cohen has successfully litigated, arbitrated and tried cases in the State and Federal Courts throughout the State of Florida as well as in front of arbitration panels associated with the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers. Mr. Cohen is also a skilled negotiator, who has been particularly successful in resolving disputes without costly and time-consuming litigation.


Education & Associations

Mr. Cohen graduated from the University of Florida in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in finance and a minor in economics. He spent two years as a financial consultant with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith before attending law school at the University of Miami. He began practicing law upon graduating in 1998. Mr. Cohen has been a member of the Florida Bar since October 1998 and is presently a member of the Florida Bar, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and the Dade County and American Bar Associations. He is also active in his community, volunteering as a youth football, basketball, and baseball coach with the YMCA, a soccer coach with AYSO, and serves as an board member of Temple B’Nai Aviv and the Weston Bar Association.

Normarie Rodriguez-Perez, Esq.

Normarie Rodriguez-Perez is an attorney with diverse experience in both, the U.S. and Hispanic legal markets. For over 10 years, she has focused her practice on plaintiff-oriented work, from aiding personal injury victims to helping investors recover their losses, among other areas. She also has in-depth knowledge of privacy law and programs, data protection, e-commerce, advertising law, and soft intellectual property. She brings her diverse background to collaborate in our personal injury protection (PIP) and bodily injury departments, and to continue providing our clients with streamlined and cost-effective solutions to their legal concerns.


Ms. Rodriguez-Perez was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She has a background in Mass Media Communication and worked in the advertising field before entering the legal arena. She obtained her law degree from the University of Puerto Rico and completed a third of her courses at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She also obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Information Technology and Privacy from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

Ms. Rodriguez-Perez is admitted to practice law in Florida, South Carolina, and Puerto Rico.


The Cohen Legal Group has handled my case very professionally. They also value and treat your case with passion. I recommend anyone needing an attorney to definitely come to this place.

Michael and his team are awesome. I use him for all my personal deals and I also refer every client I work with to him. Always does a fantastic job. A+++.

My closing went so smoothly with Cohen Legal Group! Michael Cohen was always so prepared and patient with answering all of my questions. Before hiring Cohen Legal Group, I felt like the whole experience was overwhelming, but Micheal made everything feel so easy. He has such a wealth of knowledge. I wouldn't close with anyone else!!