Michael J. Cohen concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation including non-compete and other restrictive covenants, breach of contract, business torts, shareholder disputes and employment; environmental and toxic tort litigation; and on complex insurance coverage litigation, including environmental and asbestos liabilities and bad faith claims.

Where are you from?
Fond du Lac, WI.

What was your first job?
Cook at Hardees.

Do you have any hobbies?
Working out and trying new breweries and brew pubs. Also going to concerts with my family.

What is something on your bucket list?
Attending the Super Bowl.

Why did you become an attorney?
I became interested in the law in high school through an influential Political Science teacher.

Why did you choose your areas of practice?
My personality and skills are best suited for litigation and I have always had a strong interest in business.

What does a typical workday look like for you?
Conference calls with clients and counsel, reviewing and drafting documents and communicating with my team about our cases and strategies.

What is your biggest achievement, professional or personal?
I have been lucky enough to have built an excellent practice and serve great clients while working with great people and have been recognized by my peers for my work for many years. That is all tremendously rewarding.

What activities do you participate in outside of the firm (professional)?
Inns of Court, BGB Group, and Wisconsin Defense Council.

What is your favorite thing about MTFN?
The firm’s commitment to excellent work and client service.

What has been the most impactful advice you have received about practicing law?
Treat everyone you deal with in your work with great respect and dignity.

Michael can be reached at mjc@mtfn.com. Learn more about our attorneys by visiting mtfn.com/attorneys.

The post Attorney Spotlight – Michael J. Cohen appeared first on Meissner Tierney Fisher and Nichols S.C..