Jonathan Cohen is a Senior Attorney at the law offices of Greg Coleman Law and focuses on consumer class action litigation. Jonathan has spent his entire legal career prosecuting class action cases, including state and federal consumer class actions against banks, mortgage companies, debt collectors, retailers, and insurance companies alleging violations of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the forced placement of insurance. He has also prosecuted class actions involving data breaches, defective products, deceptive products, breaches of contract, employment discrimination, and illegal taxation. He also served as counsel for the court-appointed receiver in the Ponzi scheme-related matter of Wiand v. Wells Fargo Bank, et al., Case No. 8:12-cv-557-T-27EAJ (M.D. Fla.). Prior to joining Greg Coleman Law, Jonathan was a partner in Morgan & Morgan’s Complex Litigation Group in Tampa, Florida. Prior to his time at Morgan & Morgan, Jonathan was a partner at James, Hoyer, Newcomer & Smiljanich, P.A., a firm specializing in the prosecution of nationwide consumer class actions and whistleblower (qui tam) actions.
Jonathan was born in Albany, New York and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He attended Indiana University and graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. Following a career in marketing and advertising in Chicago, Jonathan relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida, where he attended Stetson University College of Law and earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2005. During his tenure at Stetson, Jonathan was an intern for the State Attorney’s Office (Economic Crimes Unit), Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, and for the Honorable David A. Demers, Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Jonathan is admitted to practice in the state courts of Florida, and in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuits.
Practice Areas: Class Actions, Consumer Protection, Mass Torts.