Charles E. Cohen - Capital University Law School

Charles E. Cohen

Associate Professor of Law

Charles E. Cohen


  • J.D., cum laude, University of California, Hastings College of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, Harvard University


Before joining Capital in 2003, Professor Cohen practiced with the law firm of Farella Braun & Martel LLP in San Francisco, where his work focused on real property and bankruptcy transactions and litigation. Prior to law school he was a professional journalist, writer and editor based in New York. Professor Cohen's scholarly interests lie primarily in the field of real property, particularly takings and eminent domain law. His article Eminent Domain After Kelo v. City of New London: An Argument for Banning Economic Development Takings, appeared in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy and has been cited by the highest courts of Ohio and Maryland as well as in numerous legal publications.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)