Cohen Placitella & Roth

Speaker Bio

Christopher M. Placitella is a shareholder in the law firm of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. and an accomplished trial lawyer with a nationwide reputation as one of the country's leading legal authorities on mass tort, class actions, and asbestos-related diseases. He represents individuals injured by defective products and drugs, toxic substances, and environmental damage. Mr. Placitella has developed an award-winning reputation for his commitment to those who have been harmed due to the wrongful conduct of others and is dedicated to working on behalf of victims of corporate misconduct.

A problem-solver by nature, he has devoted his career to helping change people's lives by obtaining justice for his clients. His professional integrity and personal commitment to his clients and his community have provided him with local, regional, and national recognition for his work and service. He is continuously recognized by his peers for his contribution to mass tort litigation.

As a member of the plaintiffs' bar, Mr. Placitella is known for helping to establish a national asbestos litigation group dedicated to successfully and effectively representing individuals suffering from asbestos-related diseases and their families.

Mr. Placitella volunteers his time to numerous consumer advocacy groups to fight for the rights of people who suffered because of corporate misconduct, including serving as Counsel for Consumers for Civil Justice. Mr. Placitella is also a founder of the Veterans Transition Initiative, and a Trustee of the Holidays for the Homeless and Underprivileged, Inc. organization.