Zachary J. Cohen

Zac Cohen, a native of Allentown, has a broad-based practice, focusing primarily on commercial litigation litigation.  Currently, he is also a candidate for judge for the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas.  He previously served as the law clerk for The Honorable Robert Freedberg (ret.).  He was also the case editor for the Lehigh Law Journal, and former President of the Bar Association of Lehigh County.

“The firm is proud to announce Zac Cohen has been installed as the President of the Bar Association of Lehigh County for 2015-2016 term.”


Professional Background

Lesavoy Butz & Seitz LLC
2007 – Present

Blank Rome LLP
2004 – 2006
Associate in the Litigation Practice Group and to the Honorable Edward N. Cahn (ret.), Of Counsel

Northampton County Court of Common Pleas
2003 – 2004
Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Robert Freedberg, President Judge


2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star
2011 – Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal Top “20 Under 40” people in business

Admitted To Practice

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2003
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2004
U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007
Supreme Court of the United States, 2010

Educational Background

Lewis and Clark Law School, J.D., 2003
Honors: Dean’s Scholarship for Excellence
Environmental Law Focus
University of Vermont, BA, 1999

Professional Organizations

Lehigh County Bar Association, President
Pennsylvania Bar Association
The Donald E. Wieand, Sr. Barrister’s Inn of Court
Lehigh Law Journal: Case Editor