Adam Cohen (journalist)

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Adam Cohen
Occupation journalist
Notable credit(s) The New York Times

Adam Cohen is an American journalist, lawyer, and former assistant editorial page editor of The New York Times.[1]


Cohen graduated from Bronx High School of Science. He obtained his degree from Harvard College and later received his law degree from Harvard Law School where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review.[1]


Early in his career, Cohen worked as a public interest lawyer in New York and also for the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama. Cohen used to work as a senior writer for TIME magazine for seven years and was a former member of the New York Times editorial board. He began working for the New York Times in 2002 and his work focused on tech and legal affairs.[2] He currently teaches courses in media and internet law at Yale Law School.[2] He writes a legal column which appears on every Monday.[3]


  • "Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America"[3]
  • Co-author of "American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley, His Battle for Chicago and the Nation"[1]
  • The Perfect Store: Inside E-Bay"[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Times Appointment". New York Times. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Grant, Drew. "New York TImes Writer. Editorial Board Member". Media lite. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Adam Cohen |". TIME Ideas. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 

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