Gross McGinley LLP

Samuel E. Cohen focuses his practice on commercial litigation and business disputes. He regularly counsels individuals, small businesses, and large corporations on transactions, employment matters, product warranties, and zoning disputes. He has litigated matters on behalf of businesses across a wide variety of industries including construction, banking, retail, real estate, media and publishing, and health care. He also pursues civil litigation matters on behalf of individuals and business clients in the area of debt collections, and assists businesses with partnership and corporate formations. Sam has successfully litigated claims founded in breach of contract, employment discrimination, and premise liability defense, to name a few.


Sam is experienced in appellate briefing and is accredited to handle claims for Veterans benefits before the Board of Veterans Appeals.

Sam was selected for inclusion in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists from 2014-2017, a distinction reserved for no more than 2.5% of young attorneys in Pennsylvania. In 2013, he was named one of the Lehigh Valley’s “Finest Under Forty” by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Areas of Practice



  • Pennsylvania
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Board of Veterans Appeals


  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2006
  • Colgate University, B.A., 2002

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County, Case Editor (2010-2012)
  • Northampton County Bar Association
  • Donald E. Wieand Barrister’s Inn
  • Lehigh Valley Clubmen’s Association, Solicitor

Community Involvement



Practice Spotlight: Litigation

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