Adrienne D. Cohen

Adrienne D. Cohen, Esq.

Academic and Professional Credentials

University of Southern California Law Center (USC), J.D. 1989
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), B.A. Political Science 1986

Admitted to California State Bar, U.S. District Courts (Central and Southern Districts of California) and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Background and Experience

Adrienne D. Cohen is the founder and principal of the Law Offices of Adrienne D. Cohen with offices in Irvine and Novato, California. Ms. Cohen received her Juris Doctorate from the USC School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UCLA. Ms. Cohen has represented major insurance companies and their insureds for over 30 years in the areas of insurance coverage and defense. Ms. Cohen is also the recipient of the 2018 West Coast Casualty Silver Star award for best subcontractor attorney.

Ms. Cohen began practicing in the areas of first- and third-party insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. In addition, she has defended insureds in a variety of actions ranging from premises liability to construction defect.

Ms. Cohen has tried many jury and court trials. She is a proud member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. She has argued and won many appeals, including those dealing with complex coverage issues, including Rosenbloom v. Hanour Corp., (1998) 66 Cal.App.4th 1477, Travelers v. Transcontinental (2004) 122 Cal.App.4th 949, Parkwoods Community Association v. California Insurance Guarantee Association (2006) 141 Cal.App.4th 1362, and Fort Bragg Unified School District v. Solano County Roofing Inc. (2011) 141 Cal.App.4th 891, Bigler-Engler v. Breg, Inc. 7 Cal.App.5th 276 (2017) and California Insurance Guarantee Association v. San Diego County Schools Risk Management Joint Powers Authority (2019) 84 Cal. Comp. Cases 957 or Cal. App. LEXIS 1070.

Ms. Cohen has taught paralegal students at the University of California Irvine in the areas of legal ethics and legal writing. She also developed a course in insurance law that she taught for several years.

Ms. Cohen has been a lecturer at the Complex Civil Litigation Workshop for California Judges, and has also been a guest speaker at the MC Consultants Construction Defect Seminar and West Coast Casualty’s Annual Construction Defect Seminar.

Ms. Cohen is currently a member of the California State Bar and the Orange County Bar Association. In addition, she has participated in the Santa Ana Stay In School Program and is on the executive committee of the William P. Gray Inn of Court. She is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Cohen has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine since 2006.

Ms. Cohen has been selected as one of America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators for 2018.