Lisa C. Cohen graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law in 1985. She became an associate with Attorney Lansing Roy, where she honed her skills in Florida bankruptcy law. Ms. Cohen joined the firm of Ruff & Cohen in 1992 and quickly established herself as a respected Gainesville bankruptcy lawyer. Ms. Cohen has practiced bankruptcy law as a part of Ruff & Cohen for 25 years. On behalf of debtors, she has handled over 100 Chapter 11 reorganizations. Chapter 11 is a complex and demanding form of bankruptcy. Many bankruptcy attorneys never handle a single Chapter 11 in their entire careers. Ms. Cohen has also done extensive appellate work as well.
Martindale-Hubbell® has given Lisa Cohen an attorney rating of "Distinguished." The lawyer rating company Avvo has given Ms. Cohen its highest rating of "Superb". In her long career, Attorney Cohen has represented clients in over 3,000 bankruptcy cases.