H. Joseph Cohen works with clients in the areas of labor and employment matters and litigation including insurance defense. Concentrating on health care providers, his practice works with hospitals, physician offices, dentists, and doctors on their employment law needs. He has extensive experience in defending all types of employment claims, including those based on race, sex, national origin, religion, and sexual harassment. His experience also includes handling insurance defense claims.
An AV Preeminent™ rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Joe was selected for inclusion in the 2021 Best Lawyers in America publication in hte areas of employment law- management and labor law- management. He is a member of the Allen County Bar and the Indiana State Bar Associations. Joe is active in the community, where he serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Allen County, the Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House and Easter Seals/ARC where he serves as board chair. He was appointed in February 2019 to the Indiana University - Fort Wayne School of Nursing External Advisory Board. He has presented more than 100 lectures/seminars to statewide and local audiences on various labor and employment topics. Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly selected him as a recipient of the "40 Under 40" award.
Joe attended Indiana University, Bloomington, where he received his B.S. in Law and Public Policy, in 1992. He received his J.D. in 1996 from Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis. Joe is admitted to practice before the Indiana state courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.