Distinguished attorney to speak at Penn State Abington commencement

ABINGTON, Pa. — Distinguished attorney Stewart L. Cohen, class of 1973, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Penn State Abington summer/fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 20.

Stewart Cohen

Stewart Cohen

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Cohen is founder and shareholder in the law firm of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, focusing his practice on complex civil litigation including medical malpractice, product liability, workplace accidents, and class actions.

He has been selected by his peers as one of the "Best Lawyers in America," and his firm has been selected by U.S. News and World Report as a Top Firm in the United States.

Cohen boasts a long record of successes including the Top Settlement or Verdict of 2013 in Pennsylvania, a Top 100 Jury Verdict in the United States, and a Top 20 Recovery in New Jersey. He has been elected a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Cohen, who began his college career at Penn State Abington, earned his bachelor’s degree with High Distinction in the Honors Program from University Park. He earned his law degree from Temple University in 1977.

About Penn State Abington
Penn State Abington provides an affordable, accessible and high-impact education resulting in the success of a diverse student body. It is committed to student success through innovative approaches to 21st-century public higher education within a world-class research university. With about 3,700 students, Penn State Abington is a residential campus that offers baccalaureate degrees in 21 majors, undergraduate research, the Schreyer honors program, NCAA Division III athletics and more.