Michael J. Cohn
initial position as an associate attorney in one of Milwaukee's top criminal defense firms, Cohn
has developed a practice that emphasizes representation in complex criminal tax and other white collar defense matters.
Cohn is an experienced trial attorney and has handled a wide variety of civil and criminal jury trials including civil rights matters, commercial litigation and felonies.
obtained the largest jury verdict ever rendered in Wisconsin in a Fair Housing case.
Areas of Practice: Tax Controversies; White Collar Criminal Defense; Commercial and Corporate Litigation; Personal Injury; Employment Law.
has long-term involvement in the Milwaukee Jewish Community, spends too much time at the gym (enjoys running and spinning), and is an avid, albeit amateur, finger style guitarist.
is married to Fran Serlin and has two children, Elias and Sonya.
was born Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 8, 1952; admitted to bar, 1981, Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin; 1982, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Education: University of Wisconsin (B.A., 1978); Marquette University; University of Wisconsin -Madison (J.D., with honors, 1981).
Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, Contracts.
Member: State Bar of Wisconsin