Robert G. Cohen - Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter, L.P.A

Robert G. Cohen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 614-462-5492

Cohen is a member of the firm's trial practice group, where his focus includes complex litigation and antitrust litigation, including non-competition and injunction cases.  He joined Kegler Brown in 1991 following a clerkship with a United States District Court Judge in Cleveland, Ohio.


Rob’s broad-based litigation experience includes jury trials, bench trials, temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction hearings, summary jury trials, administrative trials, arbitration, appellate practice before the Ohio Court of Appeals, the Ohio Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Ninth Circuits, representation of clients in connection with criminal grand jury proceedings, Ohio Attorney General antitrust investigations, U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Transportation Inspector General investigations, and practice before local governmental boards and agencies. 


Rob is a past chairman of the Antitrust Section of the Ohio State Bar Association and  served as a commissioner on the Powell Planning and Zoning Commission.  He is a frequent speaker regarding topics, including antitrust and non-competition litigation, and has served as a guest lecturer on litigation and antitrust topics at Capital University Law School.  Rob has also served as an expert witness with respect to non-competition litigation issues.

University of MichiganBA 1985The Ohio State UniversityJ.D. 1988
American Bar AssociationColumbus Bar Association

Client Comments

"Rob Cohen is one of the brightest lawyers in Central Ohio. He is very responsive to a client's needs and takes the initiative to recommend workable solutions and alternatives to solve problems before they get to litigation."

-Charles Ruma
Davidson Phillips, Inc.

"Rob Cohen is the best litigator in the employment area that I have ever worked with. He is as detailed and prepared as one can be, and I would never consider entering a courtroom without him. In the past two years alone, he has represented our company in court seven times for employment issues. We are undefeated! He has impeccable character and integrity."

-Charles Penzone
Charles Penzone Inc.

Office Location

65 East State Street, Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Antitrust of the Columbus-OH Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Antitrust of the Columbus-OH Metro Area
Robert G. Cohen has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Robert G. Cohen has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Antitrust

Other Information

Gender: Male