Zachary A. Cohen
...Zachary A. CohenZachary A. Cohen was born in Fairfax, Virginia, has lived in South Florida since 2001 and the newest associate with the Law Offices of Steven M. Ziegler, P.A.He earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Bucknell University in 2001, pursuing a major in Business Management and a minor in Theology.
While at Bucknell
earned the Warren Weber Scholarship for his
achievements in academics, leadership and philanthropy, and was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
in 2001.He also studied business and accounting abroad at the University of Melbourne, Australia in 1999.In 2004, Mr. Cohen earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Miami School of Law, while also interning for U.S. District Court Judge Jose Martinez and clerking at various mid-sized law firms in Miami.
...Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Cohen joined the Firm, where he concentrates his litigation practice on managed care liability, general liability insurance defense, and appellate practice.
Within the managed care field, he
assists in the defense of bad faith claims predicated on theories of intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing.Within the medical malpractice field, he
defends claims for vicarious liability in which claimants/plaintiffs contend that the health plan is liable for the acts of contracted providers.
In the past he
served as a H.O.PE.Volunteer (Helping Others Through Pro Bono Efforts ), running the Canesfest carnival at the University of Miami School of Law
for underprivileged children, serving as a University of Miami
Law School Ambassador to assist in the Law School orientation program for prospective students and their families, serving on the Community Judicial Board
at Bucknell University
, elected to represent student body on board comprised of student representatives, faculty, and deans for the investigation and adjudication of academic honor code violations and potential sexual assault violations, serving as a Bloomingdales Model for Charity
to showcase new fashion lines to benefit various Florida charities, serving on the Big Brother Mentor Program of Greater Miami
to provide local underprivileged children with academic, emotional, and social support, and will be serving on the Volunteer Lawyer's Project for the Southern District of Florida to help screen cases for referral to other attorneys.Mr. Cohen
is Winner, Most Eligible Bachelor for Miami, and Winner/Seeker, Roomraiders MTV Television Series, Granada Entertainment
recently appeared on the season premiere of Fear Factor on NBC
.On the show, he
successfully completed various physical and mental challenges to win the show along with the grand prizes.He is also a scratch golfer.