Born and raised in Las Vegas, Stan is proud to have founded a firm that has grown and matured with the city he loves. Stan founded Cohen Johnson with life long friend Steve Cohen in 1986 and has worked to grow his firm into one of the most experienced and respected firms in the valley. Stan devotes his practice primarily to civil litigation, business and corporate matters, commercial real estate transactions, and debtor and creditor rights, but has experience in nearly all areas of law. He has also served as legal counsel for real estate developers and investors, lenders, startup companies, as well large established companies operating nationally and internationally. He has negotiated for clients the purchase or sale of hundreds of millions of dollars in assets. We challenge you to find an area of practice that he is not experienced in.
In addition to his experience in business and commercial matters, Stan has extensive trial experience in both jury and bench trials in the United States District Court, the United States Bankruptcy Court, and in many different state courts. Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Nevada, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, The United States Supreme Court, and has appeared Pro Hac Vice in many other courts. He is a member of the Nevada State Bar and a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the most prestigious group of trial lawyers in the United States to which less than one percent of U.S. attorneys are admitted. In addition to his legal experience, Stan has been general counsel, secretary, and a member of the board of directors for a publicly traded company.