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At the Philadelphia office of the Cochran Firm, we have experienced, capable attorneys with a broad range of specializations.

We can help you at this difficult time in your life, whatever your specific legal needs.

Attorneys at the Cochran Firm:

Marc G BrecherMarc G. Brecher has been practicing law since 1977 and is recognized as one of the top lawyers in Pennsylvania. He focuses on medical malpractice litigation and has won tens of millions of dollars for the innocent victims of medical negligence. He attended Albright College and went to law school at Temple University.


Robert MillerRobert S. Miller is a graduate of Penn State University and Widener University School of Law, Mr. Miller focuses on personal injury cases related to motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and construction site accidents, as well as medical malpractice. Mr. Miller is widely recognized in Pennsylvania for his skill in personal injury litigation.


Attorney_Featured_400x400_Hezekiah-Sistrunk-300x300Hezekiah Sistrunk has been a trial lawyer for thirty (30) years. His practice focuses largely on the litigation of complex disputes involving common law, statutory law, contract law, physician and hospital liability law, products liability law, commercial, corporate and business issues, catastrophic personal injury cases and class action/mass torts/pharmaceutical litigation.

Attorney_Featured_400x400_Derek-Sells-300x300Derek Sells is the Managing Partner for The Cochran Firm’s New York office. He is an exceptional trial attorney, having achieved many successful results, including a damages trial verdict against The City of New York for $33.52 Million Dollar, a result featured in the Nation Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts of 2002. A graduate of Dartmouth College and a Yale Law School graduate, he began his legal career at the prestigious Washington, D.C. firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering.

Attorney_Featured_400x400_Tracey-Brown-300x300Tracey L. Brown is an experienced litigator with both civil and criminal experience. Her practice areas include personal injury, municipal liability, and employment discrimination. Prior to joining The Cochran Firm, Ms. Brown was Senior Counsel at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC, where she litigated consumer fraud cases, including a $70 million judgment in a case on behalf of consumers who had been victims of Internet credit card fraud.

Attorney_Featured_400x400_Weitz-300x300Paul Weitz is an outstanding trial lawyer who has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts including $12 million for the mother of a brain damaged baby who lived only 12 days. In another medical malpractice case against NYCHHC that Paul tried, the jury awarded $5.2 million to the family of a brain damaged child. An honors graduate of Harvard Law School, he was a partner with the personal injury law firm Schneider, Kleinick, Weitz, Damashek & Shoot.

David SternbergDavid E. Sternberg has been a proud active Philadelphia trial attorney, the only career he has ever wanted, since 1983. He has exclusively dedicated his entire legal career protecting the rights of injured persons and helping them obtain the largest financial recovery possible. He firmly believes that every person who is injured because of another party’s negligence has a right to financial compensation so that he or she can recover from their injuries, recoup their lost wages, pay their medical bills, and get on with their lives.

Adam GetsonAdam S. Getson has successfully represented many injured victims in a variety of accidents, including automobile crashes, dog bites, product malfunctions, dram shop liability, slips/trips and falls, medical malpractice, construction site accidents and other personal injury matters. He has litigated hundreds of cases in counties throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

Samuel A. Anyan, Jr.Samuel A. Anyan, Jr. Prior to joining the firm, Samuel Anyan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lisette Shirdan-Harris, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, and enjoyed a successful career as an attorney at a major insurance company, as well as at a prominent products liability boutique firm. Mr. Anyan is known for his superior preparation and courtroom skills, obtaining stellar results for his clients.

Jarad SilversteinJarad L. Silverstein is an accomplished trial attorney who focuses his practice solely in the area of medical malpractice. His experience runs the gamut of medical specialties, including but not limited to obstetrics, critical care, trauma, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, anesthesia, urology, hematology and oncology, and wound care. He has been practicing law for over a decade in PA and NJ.

Steven BrecherSteven T. Brecher is a 2011 graduate of Temple University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. He received his Juris Doctor degree in 2016 from the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law. During Law School, Mr. Brecher interned with United States Magistrate Judge Marilyn Heffley and at the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office.

Anastasia B. Wohar primarily focuses her practice on the representation of victims involved in motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, premises liability, products liability, and construction site accidents.


Simon T. Haileab primarily focuses his practice on the representation of victims involved in motor vehicle accidents, slips/trips and falls, premises liability and construction site accidents. Mr. Haileab is a well-respected member of his profession who is known for being tenacious while advocating for his clients in all personal injury matters.

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The  Cochran Firm National Website Read About the Legend The Cochran Firm was pleased to host meetings at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel Presidential Suite from February 4th to February 7th, 2018. Pictured here is Robert S. Miller with the legendary F. Lee Bailey at the VIP reception.
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