Full Name
David Cohen
Job Title
Reed Smith LLP
Speaker Bio
David is the chair of our Records & E-Discovery (RED) Group. A Harvard Law graduate with more than 35 years of commercial litigation experience, David serves as e-discovery counsel and information governance counsel to some of the top companies in the world. He also represents clients in complex litigation matters, and counsels companies of all sizes on information governance and litigation readiness issues.

David has been recognized individually by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Who’s Who Legal as a top e-discovery lawyer and litigator. He has also received a Law 2.0 “Outstanding Leadership” award in 2022 and the Legal Intelligencer Pennsylvania “Innovator of the Year” award in 2023. In addition to individual recognition, the 70+ lawyer RED Group that he leads has been recognized by Chambers and Legal 500 as a leading e-discovery practice.

David currently chairs the EDRM Project Trustees and serves on the advisory board of the Georgetown Advanced eDiscovery Institute. He was involved in setting up the E-Discovery Special Masters (EDSM) program in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, has served as an EDSM in multiple cases, and has drafted and supported amendments to state and federal rules focusing on e-discovery.

David has also authored numerous legal publications and is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education seminars regarding e-discovery and information governance. He is the principal architect of the E-Discovery App, launched in 2020, and leads ongoing App development and innovation initiatives.
David Cohen