Attorney Details

John P. Cookson - Partner

JOHN P. COOKSON is a member of the Litigation and Insurance Services Group and has extensive experience in insurance-related litigation, at both the trial and appellate levels, including products liability, construction and labor law, auto and premises liability, mass tort, legal malpractice, and insurance coverage.

Prior to joining the Firm, he practiced in the New York office of LaBrum & Doak. Mr. Cookson began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Trial Division of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he served as lead counsel in hundreds of prosecutions, from inception through trial and appeal.

He is a member of the New York and New Jersey bars and also admitted to practice in the federal courts in the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He received his A.B. from the College of the Holy Cross and his J.D. from New York Law School.