Attorneys



Barry A. Cohen
ATTORNEY AT LAW After successfully defending lawyers, judges, public officials and scores of prominent, high profile business people in criminal cases for the past 27 years, compiling a track record in the process that resulted in his being named one of the Best Lawyers in America, Barry A. Cohen now also puts his talents to use on behalf of catastrophic injury or death, complicated civil litigation involving fraud issues, patent litigation, qui tams, medical malpractice, products liability, and civil and criminal cases. Since expanding the focus of the firm he founded in 1975 to the civil litigation arena, he obtained the year’s, and reported nation’s, largest verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit in 1995 in the sum of $500 million…
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Kevin Darken
ATTORNEY AT LAW Kevin Darken is a Harvard-educated former federal prosecutor who practices False Claims Act qui tam litigation and white-collar criminal defense. He was a health care fraud coordinator in the United States Attorney’s Office in Tampa, FL and is the author of Defending and Preventing Health Care Fraud Cases: An Attorney’s Guide (CCH: 13th edition). Mr. Darken successfully brought False Claims Act cases against WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a national Medicare and Medicaid HMO, and Genzyme, Inc., a large biotech company. The Department of Justice settled the WellCare case for $217.5 million. Mr. Darken has sued a variety of defendants under the False Claims Act…
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Michael Gold
ATTORNEY AT LAW Michael Gold is a valued member of The Barry A. Cohen Legal Team’s complex commercial, criminal and civil practice. With over 15 years of law experience representing plaintiffs and defendants, Mr. Gold’s dedication to attain justice for his clients is an instrumental quality to The Cohen Law Firm. He has represented clients in a wide range of important cases involving issues such as allegations of securities fraud, Medicare fraud, insurance fraud, unfair trade practices, broker/dealer litigation, breach of contract, and collections matters. Mr. Gold has also represented individuals and …
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Michael Gaines
ATTORNEY AT LAW Michael (Mike) Gaines has a wide range of personal life experiences upon which he draws and uses to connect and communicate with both judges and juries. In the 25 years since admission to the Florida Bar, Mr. Gaines’s determination and strong will have made him an integral part of The Barry A. Cohen Legal Team. Mike Gaines graduated from Stetson College of Law in 1988, where he served as a Law Review editor, and now currently focuses his practice areas on wrongful death, catastrophic injury and complex commercial litigation, aiding Attorney Barry A. Cohen on most of the firm’s cases.
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